CPI Update 176 - January 2019

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For subscribers, the January 2019 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • The extent to which motive is relevant under 1954 Act ground (f) - S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd.
  • Statutory vesting of highway land - Southwark LBC & City of London Corp v Transport For London.
  • The effect of a disclaimer of freeholds - Sleight v The Crown Estate Commissioners.
  • Compensation for listing as an asset of community value - St John Ambulance v Teignbridge District Council.
  • How fraud does not prevent an adverse possession claim - Rashid v Nasrullah.
  • What is a ‘mistake’ for rectification purposes? - Antoine v Barclays Bank Plc.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018.
  • A Law Commission consultation on commonhold.
  • Consultation on reform of the Community Infrastructure Levy.
  • A new Land Registry Form ADD.
  • Updated guidance on VAT and transfers of going concerns.
  • Japanese knotweed - impact on mortgage lending.

Published on 2 January 2019.