Repairs and alterations

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In the absence of an express provision in the lease (which is rare), a landlord has an absolute right to refuse consent to alterations outside the demise. Definition of...

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This Practice Note discusses a tenant’s considerations when negotiating alteration provisions in a rack rent commercial lease that is a new lease for the purposes of...

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Statutory provisions Section 143 of the Law of Property Act 1925 provides that where a licence is granted to a tenant to do any act, the licence, unless otherwise...

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This Assignment is made [insert date]. Parties 1 [insert name of seller that served schedule of dilapidations] of [insert address] (the Seller), and 2 [insert name of...

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1 Definitions CDM Regulations the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, SI 2015/51 2 CDM Regulations If and to the extent the CDM Regulations apply to...

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A charity may be involved in a construction project: • to fulfil its charitable objectives (eg the construction of social housing) • to provide office or other...

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1 Definitions Assumption of Liability Notice a notice in accordance with regulation 31 of the CIL Regulations Chargeable Development has the meaning given in regulation 9...

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The Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014, SI 2014/3120 came into force on 18 December 2014 and transpose parts of the Energy Efficiency Directive...

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Introduction Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge levied in respect of development. The legislative basis for CIL is found in Part 11 of the Planning Act 2008...

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A landlord's liability to a tenant for the state and condition of premises is generally determined by the terms of the tenancy. However, under Defective Premises Act 1972...

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STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

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Meaning of rebuilding Depending on context, the Court of Appeal confirmed that rebuilding meant more than the reconstruction of the existing buildings. The fact that...

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Date: [insert date of licence in its full format DD-Month-Year] Parties 1 [insert name of Licensor] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company...

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Please note that the obligations to make reasonable adjustments to the physical feature of common parts are not yet in force. Therefore, until such time as they are, this...

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Landlord [insert full name of Landlord] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [insert company registration number]...

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Common law—implied terms Reasonable care and skill Where a purchaser buys a house from a builder: • in the course of construction, or • who contracts to build it common...

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A leasehold valuation tribunal (LVT) decision (W. Redmile & Sons v Butts MAN/00CF/LBC/2011/0002 and 0003) dealt with alleged breaches of covenant by two sets of tenants...

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In the absence of an express covenant to repair in a lease, a landlord or tenant’s liability to repair will be limited, and in respect of landlords will depend on various...

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Without some express or implied permission, a tenant is not permitted to make alterations outside of the demised premises: such access or works will constitute a trespass...

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Dear [insert organisation name], Re: [insert details of the premises] (‘the Property’) We act for [insert name of landlord] (‘the Landlord’) and refer you to the lease of...

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Date [insert date of licence] Parties 1 [insert name of Landlord] [of [insert address] OR [incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [insert...

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Date [insert date of licence] Parties 1 [insert name of Landlord] of [insert address][ incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [insert company...

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Definitions used in clauses Recommendation Report a report as provided for in Regulation 4 of the EPC Regulations [Tenant OR Subtenant] Energy Performance Certificate...

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Date: [insert date of licence] Parties 1 [insert name of Landlord] of [insert address][ incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [insert company...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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This Practice Note sets out the aims of the Pre-action Protocol for Housing Condition Cases (England) (the Protocol), in force from 13 January 2020, which applies to...

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This Practice Note sets out the aims of the Pre-action Protocol for Housing Disrepair Cases (Wales) (the Protocol), in force from 13 January 2020, which applies to...

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This Practice Note sets out the scope of and aims of the Pre-action Protocol for Housing Disrepair Cases (the Protocol), and the consequences of a failure to comply with...

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The Pre-action Protocol for Housing Disrepair Cases (the ‘Protocol’) applies to residential property situated in England and Wales and relates to claims by tenants and...

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In the absence of an express covenant to repair, the tenant's liability depends: • partly on the doctrine of waste, and • partly on an implied obligation to use the...

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