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Could you confirm whether there is any issue with different elements of an estate rentcharge being payable at different times?

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Published on LexisPSL on 09/03/2018

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  • Could you confirm whether there is any issue with different elements of an estate rentcharge being payable at different times?

Under section 2(4) of the Rentcharges Act 1977 (RcA 1977), an Estate rentcharge ‘is a rentcharge created for the purpose:

(1) of making covenants to be performed by the owner of the land affected by the rentcharge enforceable by the rent owner against the owner for the time being of the land’

i.e. a covenant-supporting rentcharge which enables enforcement of positive obligations against plot owners on their own plot, for example covenants for maintenance of structures or of strategic landscaping or of surface water drainage channels. This is normally limited to a ‘nominal’ amount, i.e. £1.; or

(2) ‘of meeting, or contributing towards, the cost of the performance by the rent owner of covenants for the provision of servic

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