What is the effect of having possession of an object for an hour or a week?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Gray v. Richford, 1877 CanLII 6 (ON CA):

In Randall v. Stevens, 2 E. & B. 652, it was ruled, that if possession be taken by the person entitled animo possidendi, it is immaterial whether it be retained for an hour or a week. No matter how short the time, the bar of the statute is postponed.

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