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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Preston & Newsom: Restrictive Covenants Affecting Freehold Land 10th ed

ISBN13: 9780421858107
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421600802
Published: September 2013
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £191.00

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Preston and Newsom provides comprehensive guidance on restricted covenants as they relate to freehold land.

It explains the underlying legal principles, looks at the practical aspects of drafting and registering covenants, and considers what happens when a covenant is breached.

  • Explains how and when a restrictive covenant is enforceable in registered and unregistered land
  • Shows how the benefit or burden of a restrictive covenant is transferred upon the sale of land
  • Makes clear what is a breach of a restrictive covenant
  • Explains the consequences of a breach and the available remedies, including injunctions
  • Gives practical advice on drafting an enforceable restrictive covenant
  • Explains the procedure of registration and the consequences of the failure to register restrictive covenants
  • Identifies and explains the legal issues surrounding rent charge covenants
  • Goes through the Lands Tribunal hearing procedure and its powers to award compensation and modify or discharge restrictive covenants
  • Reproduces Lands Tribunal forms in the appendices

Property Law
Vendor and purchaser.
Conveyancing and drafting.
Rentcharge covenants and other user obligations.
Actions for injunctions.
Actions for declarations.
Lands Tribunal:
Jurisdiction and discretion;
Section 84 grounds;
Procedure and hearings;
Costs, orders and appeals