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41–60 Albert Palace Mansions (Freehold) Ltd v Craftrule Ltd – WLR Daily

41–60 Albert Palace Mansions (Freehold) Ltd v Craftrule Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 185; [2011] WLR (D) 62

“The meaning of the words ‘a self-contained … part of a building’ in section 3 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 was clear and there was nothing in the section to suggest that the right to enfranchisement attached only to the smallest possible self-contained part of a building.”

WLR Daily, 25th February 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson and Others – WLR Daily

Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson and Others [2011] EWCA Civ 38; [2011] WLR (D) 24

“The proper exercise of the discretion in section 20ZA of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (as inserted) to dispense with the requirement of consultation laid down in the Service Charges (Consultation Requirements) (England) Regulations 2003 did not depend on financial consequences for the landlord or tenant of granting or refusing such a dispensation.”

WLR Daily, 31st January 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Judges get power to fast-track eviction of nasty neighbours – The Independent

“Judges are to be given new powers to fast-track the eviction of tenants who harass their neighbours.”

Full story

The Independent, 11th January 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

McHale and another v Cadogan and another (Cadogan Square Ltd intervening) – WLR Daily

McHale and another v Cadogan and another (Cadogan Square Ltd intervening) [2010] EWCA Civ 1471; [2010] WLR (D) 345

“Qualifying tenants on exercise of their right to collective enfranchisement wishing to purchase the freehold interest would have their interests valued on the basis that the rights to enfranchisement did not exist.”

WLR Daily, 22nd December 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Landlords free to ignore deposit protection deadlines – The Guardian

“Appeal court says a strict interpretation of Housing Act allows landlords to disregard deadlines for tenant deposit schemes.”

Full story

The Guardian, 15th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Somerfield Stores Ltd v Spring (Sutton Coldfield) Ltd (in administration) – WLR Daily

Somerfield Stores Ltd v Spring (Sutton Coldfield) Ltd (in administration) [2010] EWHC 2094 (Ch); [2010] WLR (D) 231

“Where a landlord opposed the renewal of a tenancy under section 30(1)(f) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 on the ground that he intended to redevelop the land the date of the hearing at which the necessary intention had to be shown to exist was always the date of the substantive trial of the landlord’s ground of objection.”

WLR Daily, 19th August 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Mexfield Housing Co-operative Ltd v Berrisford – WLR Daily

Mexfield Housing Co-operative Ltd v Berrisford [2010] EWCA Civ 811; [2010] WLR (D) 192

“An occupancy agreement containing uncertain terms as to the period of occupation was not capable of creating an interest in land granting a lease of a property in favour of the occupier and was not enforceable in equity. The fact that a person took exclusive possession of the property and agreed to pay and paid rent monthly for the occupation, could create a monthly tenancy so as to bring the tenancy to an end by serving a notice to quit.”

WLR Daily, 19th July 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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