802C - Legal Aspects of Easements (Canadian)

  • Course Number: C802C
  • Course Title: Legal Aspects of Easements – Canadian
  • Course Level: Advanced
  • IRWA Credits: 8 QEU / CEU
  • AQB Credits: Not Applicable
  • Prerequisites: Not Applicable

In this course, terminology and concepts are brought to life with examples and exercises. By gaining a thorough understanding of all relevant legal considerations, right of way professionals become better equipped to avoid future problems in the appraisal, acquisition and management of easements.

Credentialing
  • Generalist: An advanced course that can be applied towards the RWP or SR/WA program.
  • Specialist: Required course for the R/W-NAC program
Topics
  • Types of easements
  • Rules of construction for easements construed against grantor, specific terms in grant
  • Creation of easements; express grants; express reservations by reference; implied grant by necessity, by condemnation, by prescription
  • Termination of easements, abandonment, expiration/purpose ceases, release, merger estoppel, eminent domain, vacation
  • Scope of use, exclusive vs. non-exclusive, division of dominant estate Maintenance and repair, obstructions
  • Location and width, blanket easements by necessity, relocation
Course Tuition Includes
  • Participant Manual
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