Mines and mineral rights can be a tricky issue for developers or anyone looking to acquire a property. In law, there is a rebuttable presumption that when purchasing the registered title of a property that this registered title will include the property and all airspace above (up to the heavens) and all of the land below ground.
Judgment was today handed down in R (Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants) v Secretary of State for the Home Department concerning the Government’s “Right to Rent” scheme which has been the cause of concern for both landlords and tenants.
From 1 October 2018, changes are being made to mandatory licensing of HMOs in England. The Licensing of House in Multiple Occupation (England) Order 2018 (“the 2018 Order”) will replace the 2006 Order and alter the definition of an HMO under the Housing Act 2004.