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Personal Property Law

Michael Bridge


Providing a definition of personal property law, this book demonstrates why an understanding of the principles of personal property is important. In defining the various types, the author discusses the common law interests (ownership and possession) and deals with the proprietary characteristic of bailment in the process. There is also an outline discussion of equitable interests. The author describes the means by which the common law protects interests in personal property and discusses the ways in which interests are conveyed at common law. He examines the rule of ‘nemo dat quod non habet’ w ... More

Keywords: personal property law, common law, ownership, possession, bailment, equitable interests, mortgage, Sale of Goods, Treasure Act 1996

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9781854315816
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9781854315816.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Bridge, author
University of Nottingham