CPI Update - Issue 50 - October 2007

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The October 2007 issue of the CPI Update contains:

Case law commentary on:
Sec. State for Comm. & Local Gov. v Standard Securities Ltd - Landlord and tenant; rent review.
Khan & Partners Ltd v Clemments - Sale of land; contract for sale; section 2 LP(MP)A 1989.
Tesco Stores Ltd v Constable - Indemnities; economic loss; extent of insurance cover.
Ross River Ltd v Cambridge City FC Ltd - Overage; good faith clause; rescission of agreement.
Johnson v Sec. State for Communities and Local Government - Overage; quashing planning permission.
Gurhy v Oliver & Saunders (Developments) Ltd - Restrictive covenants; interim injunction.
Lewisham London Borough Council v Malcolm - Disability discrimination; unlawful sub-letting.

Legislative developments in relation to:
Mental Capacity Act 2005 - Lasting powers of attorney.
SDLT on partnerships - Finance Act 2007.
Companies Act 2006 - Substantial property transactions.
Capital allowances - Legislation and consultation.
Section 237 TCPA 1990 - Consultation on the overriding of easements.
Highways - Register of dedication of highways.
Commons Act 2006 – Various regulations.

Practical comment on:
Adverse possession - Pye: the Land Registry view.
Planning - Standard planning application forms.

And a consideration of the practical issues arising out of reverse payments to tenants under agreements for lease, and the effect of section 19(1)(b) LTA 1927 on requirements for consent to an underlease.

Published 30th September 2007.

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