Publications: Consultations


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 […]

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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 […]

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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: (see A-Z of projects > Electronic Communications Code). The response form includes the text of the consultation questions in […]

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Tribunal Procedure Committee Consultation on the proposed new (First-tier Tribunal) (Property Chamber) Rules 2013

Questionnaire We would welcome responses to the following questions set out in the consultation paper. Please return the completed questionnaire by Thursday 6 September 2012 to: The Secretary, Tribunal Procedure Committee, Post point 4.37, 102 Petty France, London, SW1H 9AJ Email: Fax: 020 3334 2233 The PBA and PLA comprise 370 barristers and 1,100 […]

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DEFRA consultation on the registration of new town or village greens – PLA response

Response On Behalf of the Property Litigation Association To DEFRA’s Consultation Document “Consultation on the registration of new town or village greens” – Consultation End Date 17th October 2011. Introductory Comments The Property Litigation Association has approximately 1,000 members, all of whom are solicitors in practice who spend at least 50% of their time on […]

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London Assembly’s proposed Review of Service Charges in London – PLA response

The Property Litigation Association has over 1,000 members, all of whom are lawyers who deal at least 50% of the time with property disputes.  As such, we can only comment on issues involving service charge disputes, rather than give a balanced view as to service charges as a whole. We have pooled together our London-based […]

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Govt consultation on squatting – Summary of various responses

This is a summary of the various responses to the Government consultation on squatting. Residential property owners The Local Government Group was at pains to express the view that it was crucial to make better use of the existing housing stock. A number of local authorities and private providers of social housing wrote in support […]

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