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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Defective Premises: Law and Practice

ISBN13: 9781847031266
Published: December 2008
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £167.00

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Practical guidance on the procedures for defective premises cases:-

  • Takes you step-by-step through the procedures for defective premises cases, from establishing liability and gathering evidence to possible remedies and court proceedings
  • Helps you to easily decide how best to take the case forward
  • Considers both contractual and non-contractual liability and the relevant acts and cases
  • Provides you with practical advice on the best way to proceed with a case
  • Explains the remedies which may be available so you can discuss and advise clients on possible outcomes
  • Covers both residential and commercial premises
  • Covers both landlord and tenant perspectives so you can easily represent either party
  • Explains landlords’ liability to tenants, neighbours and trespassers so you can advise all groups
  • Shows how recent legislation on gas and other health and safety areas applies
  • Gives you expert commentary fully supported by legislation and case law with statutory extracts throughout
  • Contains forms and precedents to assist you with each stage of the procedure
  • Gives you key information in list form – ideal for quick reference to important points

Landlord and Tenant Law
Contractual liability
Unfair contract terms
Warranty of availability and fitness
The obligation not to derogate from the grant
Contractual liability for breach of the covenant for quiet enjoyment
Nature of the covenant at common law
Absolute and qualified covenants
Practical relevance of the covenant
Contractual liability to repair
Non-contractual liability
Common law for negligence and nuisance
Non-contractual liability under miscellaneous statutes and statutory instruments
Non-contractual liability under the Defective Premises Act 1972
Non-contractual liability under the Occupiers Liability Acts The effect of the Human Rights Act 1998
Court Proceedings-Practice and Procedure
Limitation periods
Summary judgement
The claim
The defence
The effect of death
Use of experts
An introduction to the protocols
Self help
Specific performance
Local authority involvement
Statutes and statutory instruments
Section 2 of the Occupiers Liability Act 1957
Sections 1 to 4 of the Defective Premises Act 1972
Sections 76 to 83 of the London Building Act 1984
Sections 79-82 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990
Sections 254-260 of the Housing Act 2004
Regulation 36 of the Gas Safety (Regulation and Use) Regulations 1998
Particulars of claim under section 4 of DPA 1972
Particulars of claim for damages by a visitor under section 2
Defence to DPA claim
Request for information from a tenant claiming under the DPA
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