Chapter 8. Property Legislation and Leases

  1. Jane M. Wiggins

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch8

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

How to Cite

Wiggins, J. M. (2010) Property Legislation and Leases, in Facilities Manager's Desk Reference, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405186612

Online ISBN: 9781444320466

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Keywords:

  • property legislation and leases;
  • property law in UK, complex and difficult fields of law - with high volume of litigation;
  • common forms of property tenure in UK - freehold and leasehold;
  • personal or inter-family arrangements;
  • Property Misdescriptions Act 1991;
  • Defective Premises Act, imposing duties - those who undertake works in connection with provision of most types of building;
  • National House-Building Council (NHBC) certificates;
  • owners or occupiers, liable to trespassers - gaining access to premises and injuring themselves;
  • commercial lease and alienation - contents and terms;
  • lease renewals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ownership and tenure

  • The Estate Agents Act 1979

  • The Property Misdescriptions Act 1991

  • Defective Premises Act

  • Occupiers Liability Act

  • Landlord and tenant legislation

  • The contents and terms of a commercial lease

  • Tenant's covenants

  • Landlord's covenants

  • Schedules

  • Trigger notices

  • Time limits

  • User

  • Alienation or assignment

  • Arbitration

  • Additional covenants

  • Lease renewals

  • Security of tenure

  • The machinery for termination – Sections 24–28

  • Landlord's grounds for opposing a new tenancy – Section 30

  • The new tenancy

  • Section 32 Rule

  • Market forces and lease renewal

  • Repairs