Landlord not liable until notice of defect

  O’Brien and Another v. Robinson [1973] 2 W.L.R. 393 House of Lords HL Please see this article for more in-depth analysis of repairing duties including this case. Lord Reid, Lord Morris of Borth-Y-Gest, Lord Diplock, Lord Simon of Glaisdale and Lord Cross...

Must landlord install safety glass?

Alker v Collingwood Housing Association – [2007] 2 EGLR 43 Court of Appeal, Laws, Carnwath and Moore-Bick L.JJ. February 7, 2007 The claimant tenant occupied premises owned by the defendant landlord. Her tenancy agreement required the landlord to repair and...

Implied repairing obligations in short leases

By section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 there is to be implied into every lease of a dwelling-house to which the section applies (initial fixed term of less than 7 years) a covenant by the landlord: (a)  to keep in repair the structure and exterior of the...

Do I need safety certificate on new boiler?

Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 / 2451 The regulations require landlords to have a gas safety certificate at no more than 12 monthly intervals Do I need a gas safety certificate on a newly installed boiler? ......

Corgi Changes to Gas Safe Register

CORGI Loses its Bite as Gas Installer Scheme moves to Capita 02 February, 2009 On 8 September 2008, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) awarded a new 10 year contract to Capita Group plc to provide a new registration scheme for gas installers. This will begin on 1...
Portable Appliance Testing

Portable Appliance Testing

Under the The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994. it is a requirement that all electrical equipment supplied is safe. In particular [schedule 3]: ... Please login or signup to continue reading this...

Judicial Review

Judicial Review is where a landlord might go to court when there is no other alternative for example appeals etc. It can only be used against public bodies like local authorities. An example of when Judicial Review might be used is if a local authority refused to make...

Is tomato fruit or vegetable?

I know this has nothing to do with property law but Rachel and I had a little discussion earlier as to whether a tomato was a fruit or vegetable. The answer of course, had to be found out. Here is an article I found on the subject which I was thought was highly...