Dividing fences guide

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This guide is intended to help you understand the Dividing Fences Act 1961 (the Act) and outlines processes for neighbours to agree on the fence that divides their properties, to determine boundaries and to share the cost of construction and maintenance. The Act also enables the courts to deal with disputes that may arise over dividing fences.

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Last updated 16 May 2014

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