310. Effect of inaccuracy.

In a conveyance of land, the land should be described with the utmost accuracy that is practicable as, in the case of real ambiguity, the grant will be construed against the grantor1, except where the grantor is the Crown2. Inaccuracy in a statement of dimensions or in a plan, however, does not vitiate a sufficiently certain description of the land conveyed except where the dimensions are an essential part of the description or definition, and not merely a cumulative description3.

Where a mistake has been made, then, depending on the circumstances, rectification or rescission may be available4.

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