As developed from common law estoppel by representation, proprietary estoppel may be described as follows1. The owner of land, A, in some way leads or allows the claimant, B, to believe that he has or can expect some kind of right or interest over A's land. To A's knowledge, B acts to his detriment in that belief. A then refuses B the anticipated right or interest in circumstances that make that refusal unconscionable. In those circumstances, an equity arises in B's favour. This gives B the right to go to court and seek relief. The court has a very
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