Publications: Consultations

 

Reforming the Electronic Communications Code – PLA response

The definition of land and ownership of property Q.1: What is your understanding of the meaning of “land” in the existing Code? The land, buildings and fixtures in the ownership of the landowner or occupier over the part or whole of which the operator is being conferred rights. Q.2: Assuming there was no definition of […]

1st Apr 2015 Consultations Read more

MoJ Consultation – Proposals for further reforms to Court Fees – PLA response

Completed on behalf of the Property Litigation Association (PLA). Applications for the recovery of land. Proceedings for the recovery of land are generally brought in two sets of circumstances: by mortgage lenders, where the borrower has fallen into arrears on their mortgage payments; and by landlords, whose tenants have fallen into arrears. They also cover […]

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Costs Budgeting & Costs Management – PLA response

Current Blanket Exception In The Admiralty & Commercial Courts As our members do not routinely have cases before these courts we do not consider it appropriate to comment upon whether the blanket exception to costs budgeting and costs management in such cases may be unnecessary. The Current Value Based Exceptions We favour the retention of […]

19th Jul 2013 Consultations Read more

Chancery Modernisation Review – PLA response

The Property Litigation Association (“PLA”) represents 1,200 members. Members spend at least 50% of their time working on Property Litigation matters. Mr Justice Briggs’ communication with the PLA was circulated to all PLA Members and their comments were sought. This response collates Members’ written responses, discussions of Committee Members between themselves and with other Members […]

29th Apr 2013 Consultations Read more

Law Commission consultation on Rights to Light – PLA response

This optional response form is provided for consultees’ convenience in responding to our Consultation Paper on Rights to Light. You can download the Consultation Paper free of charge from our website at: www.lawcom.gov.uk (see A-Z of projects > Rights to Light). The response form includes the text of the questions and provisional proposals in the […]

1st Apr 2013 Consultations Read more

Ministry of Justice response to Transforming Bailiff Action – Key Recommendations

The Ministry of Justice published its response to the consultation, Transforming Bailiff Action, on 25 January 2013. To read the full response click here. The response sets out 19 recommendations, which include: Banning bailiffs from entering premises where there are children, or any premises after 9pm Introducing a fee structure for bailiffs Setting competency criteria […]

1st Jan 2013 Consultations Read more

Consultation on the proposed changes to the Tribunal Procedure

The PBA and PLA comprise 370 barristers and 1,100 solicitors, respectively, specializing in property litigation. Members’ areas of expertise cover the full gamut of commercial, residential and agricultural property law. This is a joint response by the two organizations. General The Associations are largely in agreement with Committee’s proposals. The Associations agree with the committee’s […]

1st Dec 2012 Consultations Read more

Law Commission Consultation – Electronic Communications Code – PLA response

This optional response form is provided for consultees’ convenience in responding to our Consultation Paper on the Electronic Communications Code. You can view or download the Consultation Paper free of charge on our website at: www.lawcom.gov.uk (see A-Z of projects > Electronic Communications Code). The response form includes the text of the consultation questions in […]

1st Oct 2012 Consultations Read more