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Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants etc) Act 2010

Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants etc) Act 2010 published

Full text of Act (PDF)

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Salford City Council v Mullen; Hounslow London Borough Council v Hall; Leeds City Council v Hall: Birmingham City Council v Frisby: Manchester City Council v Mushin (Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government intervening) – WLR Daily

Salford City Council v Mullen: Hounslow London Borough Council v Hall; Leeds City Council v Hall; Birmingham City Council v Frisby; Manchester City Council v Mushin (Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government intervening) [2010] EWCA Civ 336; [2010] WLR (D) 91

 “Guidance for county courts hearing applications for possession orders by local authority landlords of non-secure tenancies where the occupier, being an introductory tenant or a homeless person housed by the local authority, sought to challenge the local authority’s decision to recover possession as an improper exercise of its powers at common law on the ground that it was a decision that no reasonable person would consider justifiable.”

WLR Daily, 7th April 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Wife wins mortgage appeal after husband’s affair – The Independent

“A wife who signed a joint remortgage with her husband while he was having an affair will no longer have to meet her repayments, the Court of Appeal ruled today.”

Full story

The Independent, 24th March 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Woman ordered to quit 92-year-old mother’s home – The Independent

“A court today ordered a 60-year-old woman to leave the home of the 92-year-old mother she has not spoken to for eight years.”

Full story

The Independent, 17th March 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Regina (Coombes) v Waltham Forest London Borough Council and another – WLR Daily

Regina (Coombes) v Waltham Forest London Borough Council and another [2010] WLR (D) 70

“S 3 of the Eviction Act 1977 was not incompatible with arts 6 and 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.”

WLR Daily, 10th March 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Birmingham City Council v Qasim and others – WRL Daily

Birmingham City Council v Qasim and others [2009] EWCA Civ 1080; [2009] WLR (D) 301

“The allocation of a secure tenancy and the grant of such a tenancy by a local housing authority were separate concepts, so that where the authority granted a tenancy to a tenant to whom accommodation had been allocated inconsistently with the authority’s allocation scheme, pursuant to Pt VI of the Housing Act 1996, the tenancy was not thereby rendered void or ineffective.”

WLR Daily, 19th October 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

MI5 whistleblower David Shayler ordered to leave farmhouse squat – The Guardian

“MI5 whistleblower David Shayler was today ordered to leave the National Trust property in which he is squatting.”

Full story

The Guardian, 12th August 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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