CPI Update - Issue 48 - July 2007

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The July 2007 issue of the CPI Update contains:

Case law commentary on:
Business Environment (Bow Lane) Ltd v Deanwater Estates Ltd - Landlord and tenant; collateral agreements and side letters.
R (on the application of Godmanchester Town Council) v Sec. State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Public rights of way; intention not to dedicate
Berkeley Group plc v Pullen - Development land; injunction to restrain dispositions
Carmel Southend Ltd v Strachan & Henshaw Ltd - Repairing covenant; measure of terminal dilapidations.
Lay v Drexler - 1954 Act; costs of landlord’s renewal application.
Trans-world Investments Ltd v Dadarwalla - 1954 Act; new lease rent.
Chief Aribisala v St James Homes (Grosvenor Dock) Ltd - Contract for sale; return of deposit; section 49(2) LPA 1925.
R (on the application of National Grid Gas plc) v The Environment Agency - contaminated land; class A persons.

Legislative developments in relation to:
New HIP Regulations.
Smoke-free legislation – England becomes smoke-free.
Landlord and Tenant – Review of discrimination laws.

Practical comment on:
The property implications of the new Solicitors’ Code of Conduct.
CPSEs – Minor changes.
Adverse possession claims – more news on the Pye case.

And a consideration of the enforceability of restrictive covenants in leases.

Published 30th June 2007.

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