When is a Land Contract not a Land Contract? s2 LPMPA 1989 in Practice – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted October 9th, 2012 in contracts, news, sale of land by sally

“It is a more or less universal rule that all reforms which are intended to simplify the law have unintended consequences. Section 2 of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989 came into force on 27th September 1989 – 23 years later, lawyers are still arguing about what contracts it does and does not affect, most recently in Keay v Morris Homes (West Midlands) Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 900.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 2nd October 2012

Source: www.hardwicke.co.uk