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Implied terms in mixed-tenure local authority tower block leases (Piechnik v Oxford City Council)

Published on: 01 May 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Implied terms in mixed-tenure local authority tower block leases (Piechnik v Oxford City Council)
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Article summary

Property analysis: Local authorities have an implied right of access to their secure tenants’ homes to remedy a state of affairs which is injurious to health or presents a risk of death or injury. The court held that this right does not extend to their right-to-buy long leases. Written by Joshua Dubin, barrister at 3PB Barristers and counsel to the appellant. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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