CPI Update 156 - April 2017

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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.