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This page has cases concerned with what is a "house"!


"Designed or adapted for living in"

The relevant statutory provision is s2 of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 which is in the following terms:
    “(1) For purposes of this Part of this Act, “house” includes any building designed or adapted for living in and reasonably so called, notwithstanding that the building is not structurally detached, or was or is not solely designed or adapted for living in, or is divided horizontally into flats or maisonettes; and—
      (a) where a building is divided horizontally, the flats or other units into which it is so divided are not separate “houses”, though the building as a whole may be; and
      (b) where a building is divided vertically the building as a whole is not a “house” though any of the units into which it is divided may be.”

Boss Holdings Ltd v Grosvenor West End Properties
[2008] UKHL 5

Summary

Section 2 of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 provides that the term "house" includes any building "desi ... THIS IS AN EXTRACT OF THE FULL TEXT. TO GET THE FULL TEXT, SEE BELOW

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