CPI Update 145 - May 2016

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

  • The correct service of a break notice - Levett-Dunn & Ors v NHS Property Services Ltd;
  • Obliging overage chargees to sign section 106 agreements - Redrow Homes Ltd v Martin Dawn (Leckhampton) Ltd;
  • Community Infrastructure Levy on mezzanine floors - R (on the application of Orbital Shopping Park) v Swindon BC;
  • Interpreting repair and alterations obligations - South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust v Laindon Holdings Ltd;
  • Forfeiture for insolvency in long leases - LSREF III Wight Ltd v Gateley LLP;
  • Deed of rectification changing demised property - Isaaks v Charlton Triangle Homes Ltd;
  • More property fraud - Purrunsing v A'Court & Co (a firm) & Anor.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • The Housing and Planning Bill consultation on starter homes;
  • Town and country planning - GPDO amendments;
  • The SDLT higher rate charge and alternative finance relief;
  • Problems with the registration of easements in leases;
  • The new Protocol for Licences to Alter;
  • A new SDLT form to reclaim tax when replacing a main residence;
  • New Land Registry correspondence addresses.

Published on 2 May 2016.