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Section 263 of the Highways Act 1980 (HiA 1980) provides that every highway maintainable at the public expense, vests in the authority of who is the highway authority for that highway. The effect of HiA 1980, s 263 is that the highway authority actually becomes the owner of the highway in respect of so much of the air above and of the soil below as is necessary to the ordinary user of the footpath (in this scenario) to use as a footpath, and no more. The effect therefore is to take enough for the use as a highway, but no more—the remainder of the land remains vested in the previous landowner: Finchley Electric Light Co v Finchley UDC. As Denning LJ, as he then was, stated in Tithe Redemption Commission
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On 29 August 2015, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published the PRA Rulebook (Rulebook). The transition from the Handbook to the Rulebook was intended to benefit PRA-authorised firms, to access clearer and more concise rules. Alongside the Rulebook, supervisory statements and statements
ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise may be:•joint•several, or•joint and severalWhether an undertaking is joint, several, or joint and several in contract is a question of construction
On the disposition of a property (whether by way of conveyance, transfer or charge), the party making the disposition will normally provide a title guarantee which implies standard form covenants for title. A landlord may give a title guarantee when granting a lease, but this is rare in practice.
There may be times when, rather than assigning the benefit of an agreement to a third party, the original parties wish instead to end their obligations to each other under that agreement and, in effect, recreate it, with the third party stepping into the shoes of one of the original parties. This is
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