Hearsay Evidence allowed in RPT

Hearsay Evidence allowed in RPT

More for my own benefit but maybe of interest to others, upon reading a Lands Tribunal decision, an interesting comment concerning hearsay evidence was noted about hearsay evidence being allowed in a Residential Property Tribunal hearing which is where an appeal...

HHSRS Legislation Links

Hazard assessment Housing Act 2004 The Housing Health and Safety Rating System (England) Regulations 2005 Statutory Guidance First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) The Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Property Chamber) Rules 2013 Practice Directions for...

Proving Rent Arrears

When a section 8 notice has been served on the ground of two months rent arrears ( ground 8 ) and proceedings commenced, a landlord must prove at the court hearing that the tenant was (a) two months in arrears at the time of service of the notice and (b) that the...

Council Tax – Joint and Several or Shared HMO?

R (Goremsandu) v LB Harrow [2010] EWHC 1873 The liability to pay council tax is determined by the hierarchy of liability as contained in s.6 Local Government Finance Act 1992. Basically you start at the top of a list of liable persons starting with owner-occupiers and...

Meetings Reminder

Just a quick reminder that our next run of meetings are to be held in Cardiff, Plymouth and Weston super Mare on 12, 13 and 14 October respectively. Full details of the agendas is available at the link below and everyone is welcome (you don’t have to be a member...

Price Increase

I wish to notify members that all renewals due or payments received on or after 4 November 2010 will be subject to the new rate of £80.00 per annum from the earlier rate of £70.00 (Gold membership). The Platinum rate of £120.00 will be unchanged. From this date, it is...
TV Licensing – Who is Liable?

TV Licensing – Who is Liable?

When is a TV Licence required? A television licence is required to watch any television programme “as they are being shown”. Therefore a licence is not required if a computer is being used solely for watching pre-recorded television programmes such as...