825. Acquisition by the Crown.

(vii)     Acquisition of Ownership Under Paramount Authority

825.     Acquisition by the Crown.

Property in personal chattels may be acquired by the exercise of the royal prerogative, by which a right may accrue either to the Crown itself or to persons claiming under the title of the Crown, or by prescription which supposes an ancient grant1.

The Crown acquires title by a species of prerogative copyright in certain books or publications, for example Acts of Parliament, Proclamations, Orders in Council, the Book of Common Prayer and the Authorised Version of the Bible2.

Certain things which