CPI Update - Issue 56 - April 2008

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The April 2008 issue of the CPI Update (see attachment below) contains:

Case law commentary on:
City Inn (Jersey) Ltd v Ten Trinity Square Ltd (CA) - Restrictive covenants, and requirements for consent.
RHJ Ltd v FT Patten (Holdings) Ltd (CA) - Rights of light; prescriptive grants, and the effect of reserving a right to build.
Dartmouth Court Blackheath Ltd v Berisworth Ltd - Pre-emption rights under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987.
Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd (CA) - Interpretation and rectification of overage clauses.
Walker v Kenley - Interpretation of a trigger event for overage.
Chief Aribisala v St James Homes (Grosvenor Dock) Ltd - Sale of land; the return of a deposit under section 49(2) LPA 1925.
Shah v Colvia Management Co Ltd - Reasonable estate regulations in a lease.
Housden v Conservators of Wimbledon & Putney Commons - Easements: is there a capable grantor?

Legislative developments in relation to:
Property Taxes - Budget 2008
Budget 2008 - Self-certifiable transactions
Execution of documents - Foreign companies
Energy Performance Certificates – Transitional rules for commercial buildings
Home Information Packs - EPCs for new homes
Home Information Packs - Sustainability certificates for new homes
Land Registry - Electronic conveyancing
Planning - Appeals
Building Regulations - Time limits for enforcement
Building Regulations - The future of building control

Practical comment on:
Land Registry - ID Forms
Local Government Re-organisation - Disposals of land
Code for Leasing Business Premises - Supplementary documents

And a consideration of rent review issues arising following an insolvency, and the grant of an overriding lease.

Published 31st March 2008.

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