Adverse possession claims are complex to prepare and cannot be made against the Crown, council-owned land and land owned by other authorities or bodies.

Due to the complexity, it is recommended that a legal practitioner prepares an adverse possession claim. Detailed information on making an adverse possession claim is set out in the Guide to adverse possession (DOCX, 266.5 KB).

For useful information in this area, please see Transfer of Land Act.

Page last updated: 09/06/20