2016Trolling through The Argus – 1879

10 August 2016


In the case of Jones v. M the plaintiff sued for obstruction to a right-of way at West Melbourne. The plaintiff relied upon a certificate of title, which showed his title to the right-of-way, and the Court held that under the act passed last Session this gave him an indefeasible title to have the right-of-way free from obstruction.

Delap v Mawley was an action of ejectment relating to some land at Bairnsdale. The defence was, adverse possession for more than 15 years The Court held that the defendant had proved the adverse possession, and directed a verdict for the defendant.