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The right to support from adjoining land    

Reference received: ​27 September 1991​​


Report 84: Right to Support from Adjoining Land [PDF, 272Kb], December 1997

Tabled in parliament: 31 March 1998

NSW Law Reform Commission Media Release - The Right to Support from Adjoining Land (8 February 1998)​​

Legislative action: Conveyancing Amendment (Law of Support) Act 2000

Judicial citation: Piling Contractors (Qld) Pty Ltd v Prynew Pty Ltd [2008] NSWSC 118, [84]

Discussion paper

​​Discussion Paper 27: The Right to Support by Adjoining Land, August 1992 

Terms of reference

To inquire into and report on:

  1. whether any changes should be made to the laws relating to the rights of adjoining land owners to support from adjacent land, including any buildings or structures; and
  2. any related matters.