305. The relative importance of the verbal description of the parcels and plan.

In a conveyance, it is common for a verbal description of the parcels of land to be followed by words incorporating a plan to be referred to 'for the purposes of identification only'. The principal effect of these words, at least where the description is clear, is to confine the use of the plan to ascertaining where the land is situated and to prevent the plan controlling the verbal description of the parcels1. The effect is similar to that in registered conveyancing, that is, indicating the general boundaries only2. Thus where the conveyance shows that a particular acreage is

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