CPI Update 143 - March 2016

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For subscribers, the March 2016 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • The inherent power to remove unilateral notices - Re Alpha Student (Nottingham) Ltd (In Liquidation);
  • An analysis of the law of implied surrender and re-grant - Stevens v Ismail;
  • Ground (g) and the subjective intention to occupy - Gulf Agencies Ltd v Ahmed;
  • Liability for property fraud in the lodgement of a From DS1 - Chief Land Registrar v Caffrey & Co;
  • Options to purchase land free from incumbrances - Hallman Holding Ltd v Webster;
  • Powers of a tribunal in determined boundary applications - Murdoch v Amesbury;
  • No insurer’s right subrogation available against the tenant - Fresca-Judd v Golovina.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • The new Flood Re-insurance Scheme;
  • The Law Society’s Practice Note on Flood Risk;
  • New bankruptcy applications for debtor bankruptcy;
  • Energy efficiency regulations and tenants’ improvements;
  • Consultation response on Sunday trading rules;
  • Land Registry OS1 and OS2 searches on dealings with part;
  • Searches and enquiries – the release date for the revised CON 29 and CON 29O forms;
  • Agreements for lease – a new RICS measuring code;
  • Law Society Practice Note on consumer protection regulations in conveyancing.

Published 29 February 2016.