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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenant 8th ed isbn 9780198802709

A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenant 7th ed


ISBN13: 9780199662517
New Edition ISBN: 9780198802709
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199589197
Published: February 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This concise and readable title explains the fundamentals of landlord and tenant law. While the sheer bulk of legislation applying to this area of law can appear intimidating, A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenant provides a systematic guide to the principles and practice which is ideal for student and practitioner alike.

The book covers the basics of landlord and tenant law, providing extensive treatment of both the common law and the statutory codes, and explaining and analyzing more discrete areas such as leases, tenancy, assignment and subletting, agricultural holdings, business tenancies, and possession proceedings.

The seventh edition has been comprehensively updated to cover all recent developments in landlord and tenant law. It includes coverage of all relevant case law and sets out the various statutory codes applying to both residential and business tenancies, highlighting key points.

This edition considers in particular the impact of the Localism Act 2011. Very much a practical guide, this title makes frequent use of examples, checklists, forms and precedents, and is specifically designed to assist the busy professional and student. A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenant is an indispensable resource for those working in this field.

The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellent resource for those new to the law, where the expert overview and clear layout promote ease of understanding.

Subjects:
Landlord and Tenant Law
Contents:
THE COMMON LAW
1. The Basics
2. The Distinction between a Lease and a License
3. Creating a Tenancy
4. Introduction to Obligations in Leases
5. Implied Obligations
6. Express Obligations
7. Repair - Contractual Obligations
8. Repair - Common Law and Statutory Duties
9. Assignment and Subletting - Continuing Obligations
10. Termination of Tenancies: An Overview - the Common Law Rules
11. Forfeiture

THE STATUTORY CODES
12. Introduction to the Statutory Codes
13. The Rent Act 1977 - 1. Protected Tenancies
14. The Rent Act 1977 - 2. Recovery of Possession by the Landlord
15. The Housing Act 1988 - 1. Assured Tenancies
16. The Housing Act 1988 - 2. Recovery of Possession by the Landlord
17. The Housing Act 1985 - 1. Secure Tenancies
18. The Housing Act 1985 - 2. Recovery of Possession by the Landlord
19. Protection from Eviction
20. Regulation of Residential Premises- 1. The Private Sector
21. Regulation of Residential Premises- 2. Social Housing
22. Long Residential Leases at Low Rents
23. Management and Service Charges in Long Leases
24. Enfranchisement and Leasehold Extension
25. Commonhold
26. Business Tenancies
27. Agricultural Holdings
28. Farm Business Tenancies
29. Residential Protection of Agricultural Workers
30. Your Practice