When does a person have Possessory Title over Property? Supreme Court answers [Read Judgment]

Meera Emmanuel January 29 2019
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The Supreme Court has clarified that a person cannot claim possessory title over property merely on account of casual act of possession. 

Possessory title may be claimed by persons who have been in effective, settled possession of the property in question. The Bench of Justices NV Ramana and MM Shantanagoudar summed up the position thus,

"It cannot be disputed and is by now well settled that ‘settled possession’ or effective possession of a . . .

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