Foundation to property law

  

Date Posted: 2/23/2012 10:28:49 AM

Posted By: Suter junior  Membership Level: Gold  Total Points: 1218

This course introduces the conceptual foundations of property, the basic principled of property law, the legal regime that regulates land ownership in Kenya.
Finally, the course is designed as an overview and an introduction. It provides students with a solid foundation for studies in proprietary rights ant transactions (conveyancing).

Required course materials.
1. Ghai et al - public law and political change in Kenya
2. Ojienda et al -land law and conveyancing
3. Smoking wanjala -essays on land law ; the reform debate in Kenya.

Topic 1 : THE CONCEPT OF PROPERTY.
Read:
jean Jacques rousseu ; discourse on inequality .
Excerpts form john locke.

2. PROPERTY LAW IN KENYA -IN PERSPECTIVE.
mweseli T.O.A the contrite of land in Kenya
okoth ogendo - tenants of the crown.

3.LEGAL CONCEPT OF LAND.
mining act cap 316
the mineral oil act cap 301
the water act cap 372

4 LEGISLATION AS A SOURCE OF LAND LAW IN KENYA
Registration of documents act
land titles act
registration of title act
Indian transfer of property act
government land act
register land act.

5 INTEREST IN LAND
6. DOCTRINE OF ESTATES
selah owing v Oregon opiyo
esiroyo v esiroyo
behinda mural v amos wainaina
Samuel hata v pricilla wambui.

7 TENDENCIES
WALSH VS LONDSALE

8 MORTGAGES AND CHARGES.
the law of mortgage and charges in Kenya
creation of mortgages
equity of redemption

9. EMINENT DOMAIN NAI ADVERSE POSSESSION.
10. LAND REFORM IN KENYA
the constitution of Kenya 2010
draft land use policy.

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