Relationship Property on Death
This article considers the New Zealand High Court decision of Re Russell: Public Trust v Whyman, which was concerned with the death provisions of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (PRA). The author analyses the decision in detail, and concludes that it reveals a disturbing level confusion about the death provisions of the PRA and sets a dangerous precedent for the future.
Publisher: Lexis Nexis
Keywords: Re Russell: Public Trust v Whyman; Property law; Relationship property; Intestate law
Research Type: Journal Article