For subscribers, the April 2017 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:
- Establishing a lien for a deposit - Liquidators of Alpha (Student) Nottingham Ltd) v Wong;
- Business rates reduction on redevelopment - Newbigin (Valuation Officer) v S J & J Monk (a firm);
- A landlord’s refusal of consent to change use - Hautford Ltd v Rotrust Nominees Ltd;
- Is a gate an actionable interference with an easement? Kingsgate Development Projects Ltd v Jordan;
- Modifying restrictive covenants on an estate - Stafford Flowers v Linstone Chine Management Company Ltd;
- Receiving notice of an adverse possession application - Best v Curtis (administrator of the estate of Curtis);
- Correctly filing form NAP to oppose adverse possession - King v Suffolk County Council;
- Signage to prevent village green registrations - TW Logistics Ltd v Essex County Council.
In addition, there is coverage of: SDLT – a delayed implementation of filing changes for SDLT.
- The Consumer Code for Home Builders (4th Edition).
- Ofcom consults on a proposed code of practice for the electronic communications code.
- A final end to contaminated land remediation funding. Registration issues for equitable easements.
- Land Registry guidance on transfers for complex transactions; easements; registrations of social housing providers.
- Annual tax on enveloped dwellings – a new online service.
- A Law Society practice note - who owns the file?
Published on 2 April 2017.