The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/1689) has brought into force on 1 October 2015 sections 35 and 36 of The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. Sections 35 and 36 amend the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, Part II
The Land Registry has made a minor change to its practice on registering easements (Land Registry Practice Guide 62) which has a bearing on discovering whether or not an easement has full legal effect.
The Government has withdrawn a policy change in relation to section 106 affordable housing restrictions on small sites. Last November, the Government announced a number of changes to national planning policy in relation to section 106 planning obligations in an attempt to remove what was considered to be a disproportionate burden imposed on small scale developers and self-build developments.