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Ofulue v. Bossert. [2009] UKHL 16; [2009] 2 W.L.R. 749; [2009] 3 All E.R. 93; [2009] 2 P. & C.R. 17; [2009] 11 E.G. 119 (C.S.); (2009) 106(12) L.S.G. 15; (2009) 153(11) S.J.L.B. 29; [2009] N.P.C. 40; Times, March 11, 2009; [House of Lords]

DATE: 11 Mar 2009

Limitation of action—Land, recovery of—Possessory title—Defendant claiming ownership of property by adverse possession—Whether assertion of entitlement to tenancy in earlier proceedings constituting acknowledgment of claimants’ "title"—Whether "without prejudice" offer to purchase premises admissible as evidence of acknowledgment of claimants’ title— The meaning and application of "acknowledges the title" in section 29(2) of the Limitation Act 1980-Limitation Act 1980 (c 58), ss 15(1), 17, 29