CPI Update 174 - November 2018

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

  • Covenants against parting with possession - Reiner v Triplark Ltd.
  • Ready, able and willing to serve a notice to complete - Cantt Pak Ltd v Pak Southern China Property Investment Ltd.
  • VAT zero-rating and the ‘golden brick’ rule - Honeygarth Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners.
  • Registration of town or village greens - TW Logistics Ltd v Essex County Council.
  • The effect of terminating a CVA – Wright & anor (Liquidators of SHB Realisations Ltd) v Prudential Assurance Co. Ltd.
  • Landlords’ obligations to enforce covenants - Duval v 11-13 Randolph Crescent Ltd.
  • What is a good root of title - Bannerman Town, Millars & Anor v Eleuthera Properties Ltd.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • SDLT changes in Budget 2018 (on First Time Buyers' Relief and the additional homes surcharge).
  • Changes to the SDLT filing period.
  • New regulations affecting development land and village greens in Wales.
  • Consultation on new permitted development rights.
  • Proposed new regulations for Community Infrastructure Levy.
  • A new definition for Houses in Multiple Occupation.
  • Using completion notices to force a completion.
  • Replacing a main residence (the 25 November rule).
  • Title insurance and the Insurance Distribution Directive.

Published on 31 October 2018.