CPI Update 171 - August 2018

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For subscribers, the August 2018 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • The nuisance case on Japanese Knotweed in the Court of Appeal – Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Williams & Waistell.
  • Selecting triggers for overage payments – London & Ilford Ltd v Sovereign Property Holdings Ltd.
  • Business rates mitigation schemes - R (Principled Offsite Logistics Ltd) v Trafford Council.
  • Protecting contract deposits - Williams & Thomas v Broadoak Private Finance Ltd.
  • Trigger events suspending village green applications - Cooper Estates Strategic Land Limited v Wiltshire Council.
  • CIL, section 106, and the effect of regulation 123 lists - R (on the application of Oates) v Wealden DC & Catesby Estates Ltd.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • HMRC clarification on the definition of residential property (section 116 Finance Act 2003).
  • Law Commission proposals for reforming the LRA 2002.
  • Law Commission proposals for long leases.
  • Consultation on security of tenure for residential tenancies.
  • Energy efficiency - closure of the CRC scheme.
  • Energy efficiency - call for evidence on EPCs.

Published on 31 July 2018.