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The Digital Economy Act 2017 (DEA 2017) Section 4 and Schedule 1 to the Digital Economy Act 2017 (DEA 2017) implemented into the Communications Act 2003 (CA 2003) a new...

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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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Powers to adopt The Highways Act 1980 (HiA 1980) gives highway authorities the power to adopt new highways by agreement, places a duty on highway authorities to maintain...

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The Investment Property Forum (IPF) developed this precedent as they found that it is very common for parties to a potential property transaction to enter into an...

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The Investment Property Forum (IPF) developed this Precedent as they find that it is very common for parties to a potential property transaction to enter into a...

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A number of issues can arise when land ceases to be used for agricultural purposes, whether as the result of a disposal of the land out of farming altogether or a...

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What is 'land banking' and how do land banking investment schemes work? Land banking is the practice of purchasing undeveloped land with the intention of dividing it into...

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Time limits and delays The time limits for the various stages of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) procedures can seriously delay the disposal of a property...

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ARCHIVED: This Precedent incorporates the Standard Commercial Property Conditions (Second Edition) and is no longer maintained. The Third Edition of the Standard...

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Application to the Lands Chamber of the Upper Tribunal (previously the Lands Tribunal) A person with an interest in freehold and certain leasehold land can apply to the...

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Application to the Lands Chamber of the Upper Tribunal (previously the Lands Tribunal) A person with an interest in freehold and certain leasehold land can...

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Express release A restrictive covenant may be varied or released expressly by the beneficiary. The difficulty is identifying with certainty the extent of the land...

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No presumption of success if planning permission obtained The fact that planning permission has been granted for a development which would breach a restrictive covenant...

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Express release A restrictive covenant may be varied or released expressly by the beneficiary. The difficulty is identifying with certainty the extent of...

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The new Code This Practice Note sets out the extent of the new Code rights, how they arise, ie by agreement made between the parties or by agreement imposed by court...

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The new Code This Practice Note sets out how Code rights can be terminated or modified, the steps to be taken and provisions relating to notices. For information in...

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TO: [insert full name of Tenant] of [insert address] FROM: [insert full name of Landlord] of [insert address] IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR TENANT Do not commit yourself to any...

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Call options are frequently used by developers to secure a right to buy land if planning permission is obtained. Taking an option provides the developer with time to make...

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Unless the option agreement or contract specifically allows for extensions of time, the time limit must be strictly adhered to. It cannot be extended by reference to...

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Overage is a covenant or contractual obligation by the buyer to make an additional payment to the seller in the event that specified events occur. It is important to...

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Overage (sometimes known as clawback or deferred consideration) enables a seller to benefit from an uplift in the value of land (eg where planning permission is obtained...

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Trespass Trespass is the unlawful presence of a person on land in the possession of another. The ownership of land includes the airspace above it. Therefore, an invasion...

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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 implementation...

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

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1 Panel 4—Property Plot number [insert number] [and garage plot number [insert number]] on the approved estate layout plan lodged at HM Land Registry known as [insert...

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A covenant is a form of contract. Under the doctrine of privity of contract the rights and liabilities created by a contract will bind the parties to it but no-one else....

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Purpose Highways can be stopped up if the area of highway is no longer needed, or when the land is needed for a development to take place. When a road is 'stopped up' it...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Precedent is drafted in the context of the previous/old Electronic Communications Code (the previous Code) (and provides guidance in respect of...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is drafted in the context of the previous/old Electronic Communications Code (the previous Code) (providing guidance in respect of...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is drafted in the context of the previous/old Electronic Communications Code (the previous Code) (and covers the differences between...

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