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Avoiding the right to enfranchise under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (Freehold Properties 250 Ltd v Field)

Published on: 14 April 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Avoiding the right to enfranchise under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (Freehold Properties 250 Ltd v Field)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
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Article summary

Property analysis: The issues in this case were—(i) whether a tenant has a right to enfranchise under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) where the structural parts (ie the roof, foundations and load-bearing walls) of the house are excluded from the demise, and (ii) whether the exclusion of the structural parts is void under LRA 1967, s 23(1). Written by Jonathan Upton, barrister, at Tanfield Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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