CPI Update - Issue 55 - March 2008

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The March 2008 issue of the CPI Update contains:

Case law commentary on:
Kalatara Holdings Ltd v Andersen & Wentworth-Stanley - The practicalities of completing a sub-sale
Chiltern Railway Co. Ltd v Patel (CA) - Contracting-out under the 1954 Act
Greenwood Reversions Ltd v World Environment Foundation (CA) - Demands for rent, and waiver of the right to forfeit
Leonora Investment Company Ltd v Mott MacDonald Ltd - Service charge mechanics
Boss Holdings Ltd v Grosvenor West End Properties Ltd (HL) - What is a house for enfranchisement purposes?
Majorstake Ltd v Curtis (HL) - Redevelopment of premises to avoid enfranchisement
The Picture Warehouse Ltd v Cornhill Investments Ltd - 1954 Act renewal terms
The Prudential Assurance Co Ltd v Ayres (CA) - AGAs and third party rights
National Westminster Bank plc v Ashe - Extinguishing a charge through adverse possession
Ofulue v Bossert - Adverse possession and the intention to possess

Legislative developments in relation to:
Energy Efficiency – Guidance on the Energy Performance Regulations
Execution of documents – Section 44 Companies Act 2006
Environmental – Site waste management plans
Planning – Planning application fee increases

Practical comment on:
Land Registry – New ID forms
Land Registry – Clarification of rejections on SDLT grounds
SDLT – Land Registry – New online SDLT procedures

And a consideration of the drafting of rent deposit deeds – Taking a charge to protect against insolvency, or using a trust?

Published 29th February 2008.

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