11. Instances where grant conferring exclusive possession has been held to operate merely as a licence.

The following are examples of cases where, notwithstanding the grant of exclusive possession, the occupier has been held to be a licensee only1. As a requisitioning authority2 has no estate or interest in the requisitioned land, it cannot grant a lease, and any grant by the authority can take effect only as a licence3, so that an agreement permitting a farmer to occupy and use part of a Royal Air Force airfield as agricultural land was held to create merely a licence4. The right to occupy a filling station and garage, where the grantor's products only were to be