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The Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Disrepair was replaced, in February 2020, by the Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Conditions Claims (England) to take account of the implied terms as to fitness for human habitation inserted at section 9A of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 by the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018. The Protocol applies to claims in respect of the condition of residential property in England (Wales has a separate Protocol).
The Protocol sets out the conduct that will normally be expected of potential litigants in respect of a claim arising out of the condition of a residential property before proceedings are started. As with all Pre-Action Protocols, its intention is to facilitate the early exchange of information to facilitate resolution without the need for court proceedings to be issued. A failure to comply with the provisions of the Protocol, if unreasonable, can result in the court orderin
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Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it. Interference must be unreasonable, and may be caused, eg by water, smoke, smell, fumes, gas, noise, heat or vibrations. Where the defendant has not
This Practice Note considers proprietary estoppel from a generic standpoint.For industry specific guidance on proprietary estoppel, see Practice Notes:•Estoppel and property law•Mortgages by estoppelProprietary estoppel—what is it?Unlike the other forms of estoppel (see Practice Note: Estoppel—what,
The roles of nominated officer and money laundering reporting officerA nominated officer is an individual who is nominated by a firm to receive disclosures under Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002) or Part III of the Terrorism Act 2000 (TA 2000)—see Requirement to appoint a
This Practice Note considers the doctrine of forum non conveniens, also referred to as the appropriate forum or the proper place for a dispute to be determined. This doctrine is of relevance when determining whether the courts of England and Wales have jurisdiction to hear a dispute and is applied
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