Dictionary of Property and Construction Law by J. Rostron, Robert Hardy-Pickering, Laura Tatham, Linda

By J. Rostron, Robert Hardy-Pickering, Laura Tatham, Linda Wright

It is a new dictionary which gives a transparent and concise rationalization of phrases utilized in land, estate and building legislations and administration. The 4 key parts of assurance are: planning/construction legislation, land legislations, equity/trusts and finance and management. it will likely be an invaluable reference for estate and development pros and a private buy for college kids of estate and building legislation on development, development administration, property administration and legislation courses.
Jack Rostron is an skilled writer and editor whose 1997 Spon identify Sick development Syndrome has been good acquired and greatly reviewed. His co-authors give a contribution the mandatory professional wisdom from their respective fields of training and criminal perform.

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5) Charged with any rent charge for the life of any person. The instrument by which land is settled is called the settlement. capital receipts In respect of local authority housing money received from the sale of capital assets, mainly council housing and land. Currently central government controls how such funds may be used. capital value The capital value of an asset, as opposed to an annual or periodic value, such as rent. capitalised interest Bridging interest accumulated on loans released during the development period.

It represents national member organisations in 16 European countries which are providers of social housing. ceiling value The maximum compensation payable for compulsory acquisitions, normally associated with site value for unfit houses. Central Statistical Office UK government department which collects and collates information concerning the national economy and reproduces this information in statistical form. CEO Abbreviation for chief executive officer. certainties, the three The necessary conditions for the creation of a valid private trust stated by Lord Eldon in Wright v Atkyns 31 Certificate of Incorporation (1823) Turn & R 143 and by Lord Langdale in Knight v Knight (1840) 3 Beav 148.

That is, the person for whose benefit a trust is created. 32 charge cestui que use One to whose use the property was conveyed. cestui que vie The person for whose life any land is granted. Thus, where ‘X’ is a tenant for the life of ‘Y’, ‘Y’ is a cestui que vie. chain of title The chronological order of conveyance of a parcel of land from the original owner to the present owner. chain transactions The situation in residential conveyancing where there are more than two sellers and/or buyers dependent on each other for completion of their sale and/or purchase.

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