CPI Update 150 - October 2016

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

  • The unexplored remedy of a rentcharge owner - Roberts v Lawton;
  • Negligence in the giving of a certificates of title - Connaught Income Fund, Series 1 (in liquidation) v Hewetts;
  • Compensation for modifying restrictive covenants - In the matter of Sunita Surana’s application;
  • What is private dwelling use - Nemcova v Fairfield Rents Ltd;
  • Obtaining VAT zero-rating for residential supplies - Cavendish Green Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners;
  • Recovery of legal costs through service charges - Sinclair Gardens Inv. (Kensington) Ltd v Avon Estates;
  • Recovery of administrative costs through indemnities - Fairhold Freeholds No.2 Ltd v Moody.

In addition, there is coverage of: New regulations for statutory redemption of rentcharges;

  • Royal Assent for the Finance Act 2016;
  • The introduction of a Land Transaction Tax Bill for Wales;
  • Consultation on planning law for Wales;
  • Amendment EPC regulations;
  • Dealing with a bankrupt seller;
  • Land Registry privatisation;
  • RICS guidance on dilapidation claims.

Published on 1 October 2016.