LAND LAW – conveyancing – contract for sale – off-the-plan purchase – purchase of home unit and carspace – where home unit constructed as an adaptable unit and carspace marked with symbol for disabled persons access – purchaser rescinds contract under rule in Flight v Booth – whether presence of symbol means that owner would not have exclusive use of carspace or gave rise to risk of unauthorised use – held that owner would have exclusive right to possess and enjoy carspace – held that owner would have right to remove or conceal the symbol – purchaser not entitled to rescind contract – contract remains on foot – no warrant for deposit to be returned to purchaser MISLEADING OR DECEPTIVE CONDUCT – off-the-plan purchase of home unit and carspace – purchaser not informed that unit would be constructed as an adaptable unit and that carspace would be marked with symbol for disabled persons access – not shown that at time of contract vendor had that intention – no false or
misleading representations made by vendor – conduct of vendor not misleading or deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive

Smogurzewski v AIT Investment Group Pty Ltd [2020] NSWSC 490 (5 May 2020)