Legal and Equitable Rights and Liabilities as to Trees and Woods

Legal and Equitable Rights and Liabilities as to Trees and Woods

by Richard Davis Craig
     
 
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ISBN-13:
2940027173401
Publisher:
Hodges, Smith
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TEEES AND WOODS. GENERAL OBSERVATIONS. An owner of lands, upon which trees stand, may deal with the trees as he pleases,—if the lands are of freehold tenure, if his interest is a fee simple or a fee tail, if it is in possession, if it is not liable to be defeated, or put an end to, by any contingency, if his enjoyment is not shared by any co-owner, as joint tenant or tenant in common, if he is in personal occupation, if he is not subject to any charge or incumbrance, or to any agreement for a lease, or to any right of estovers (in common or otherwise), or to any forestal rights of the Crown or its grantees, and if the trees do not assist to keep up the bank of a stream in which other persons are interested ; but, unless his position, with reference to his lands and the trees upon it, answers precisely to this description, he will find, from the following pages, that his rights to the trees are more or less limited; and he will even find that the enjoyment of the most absolute right to trees is subject to some minor liabilities for the public advantage, and that he needs some legal protection for its security. It is comparatively seldom that a landowner's interest is, in all respects, what is thus described : and whenever it is not, it is important that he should know, as accurately as he can, what his rights and his duties are. It is hoped that the subdivisions to be presently stated and explained will assist his inquiries in this respect. CHAPTER I. BIGHTS BETWEEN LESSOR AND LESSEE. A Lease for years, or from year to year, of land, without mentioning trees, will give to the lessee, during his tenancy, certain rights to the use and enjoyment of all trees, standing, or tostand, on the property; and the lessor must not touch them. The rights of the lessee, if unre...

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