32. Meaning of 'an interest in land'.

The expression 'an interest in land' in the statutory provision requiring writing1 comprises all proprietary interests in land, whether legal or equitable. 'Interest in land' means any estate, interest or charge in or over land2.

The following have been held to fall within the provision requiring writing: an agreement to assign a lease, even an informal lease, such as a yearly tenancy3; an agreement to create an easement4; an agreement to grant shooting rights5; an agreement to charge rent due under a lease6; the creation by debenture of a floating charge comprising land7; an agreement relating to fixtures8, except tenant's