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Southend-On-Sea Borough Council v Armour is a tenancy repossession case in which the tenant invoked a successful article 8 defence.
Developing allotments download
The term ‘allotment’ usually refers to land held by a local authority under the Allotment Acts 1908–1950, but it is also possible for allotments to be privately owned.
Legislation could permit landowners to voluntarily agree that certain things should be required or prohibited in respect of a piece of land for conservation purposes.
The Department for Communities and Local Government has launched a technical consultation on further proposals for reform of the planning process.
On 31 July 2014, the government published a technical consultation on further proposals for reform of the planning process.
A recent High Court case concerned borrowers who had a buy-to-let portfolio with many of the properties mortgaged.
Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) provides that everyone has a right to respect for his home.
In the case of McDonald and Others v McDonald, a married couple borrowed money by way of mortgage from a third party in order to acquire premises.
The issue in Aodhcon v Bridgeco was whether a bridging loan company had taken reasonable care to sell the property at the best price reasonably obtainable.
The government is seeking views on implementing enhanced powers to ensure the continuity of the supply of essential services to insolvent businesses and individuals.
Various amendments have been made to the Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990.
The Mannai case in 1997 made it clear that substantial compliance with a break notice was not sufficient; both the formal and the substantial elements must be adhered to.
Martin Retail Group Ltd v Crawley Borough Council: the Competition Act 1998 ‘lands’ a council with a problem download
The Central London County Court has ruled that a restriction on use in a lease breaches the Chapter I prohibition of the Competition Act 1998.
Defamation is a serious allegation and there are strict rules about how parties should make such a claim in formal legal proceedings.
The last few years have seen a number of steps being taken to transform the planning system into a more transparent, efficient and locally driven process.
‘By right’ or ‘as of right’: Supreme Court holds that public recreation ground cannot be registered as a village green download
In Barkas, the issue was whether the Helredale playing field could be registered as a village green under section 15(2) of the Commons Act 2006.
The Supreme Court has clarified the law of private nuisance and made some fundamental changes to previously well-established principles.
The recent case of Spencer v Taylor held that the simpler requirements of section 21(1) apply to all ASTs that were initially granted for a fixed term.
In contrast to non-solvency non-payment of rent, in insolvency situations the landlord must prove for rent he is owed.
The Deregulation Bill is part of the government’s Red Tape Challenge, the aim of which is to reduce the burden of regulation.