Cantrell v Wycombe District Council – WLR Daily

Posted July 31st, 2008 in law reports, positive covenants by sally

Cantrell v Wycombe District Council [2008] EWCA Civ 866; [2008] WLR (D) 269

“A positive convenant could not be enforced against the successor in title of the covenantor in common law even though the agreement had been made with express reference to s 609 of the Housing Act 1985 to disapply the common law prohibition. Parliament had not intended s 609 to displace the common law.”

WLR Daily, 30th July 2008


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