In relation to law of property: Distinguish between ownership and possession

Ownership:
• Confers certain basic rights over the property for example rights to exclusive use, possession, misuse and disposition.
• The proprietor may part with possession by choice.
• It is a question of law.
Possession:
• This is the mere fact of holding or control of the property.
• It does not generally confer proprietary rights.
• It is a question of fact



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