Commentary

1 Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002

COMMONHOLD vol 8(1)
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1 Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002

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Commentary

A: INTRODUCTION TO THE COMMONHOLD

1 Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002

Commonhold ownership of land and buildings was under consideration in England and Wales for some years. In July 1987 the Law Commission published the report of a working group on commonhold1. The report set out in some detail proposals for a commonhold system of ownership. In November 1990 the Lord Chancellor’s Department published a consultation paper on commonhold to which a draft bill was attached2, and in July 1996 the Lord Chancellor’s Department issued a further commonhold consultation paper and draft bill. A Bill (providing both for commonhold and

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