Bruton v London and Quadrant Housing Trust: CA 31 Jul 1997

A person with no sufficient title to land cannot create a tenancy of the land which would be binding by an estoppel if that tenancy would exclude his own possible claim for possession.
Times 14-Aug-1997, [1997] EWCA Civ 2255
England and Wales
Citing:
See AlsoBruton v London and Quadrant Housing Trust CA 3-Dec-1996
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CitedStreet v Mountford HL 6-Mar-1985
When a licence is really a tenancy
The document signed by the occupier stated that she understood that she had been given a licence, and that she understood that she had not been granted a tenancy protected under the Rent Acts. Exclusive occupation was in fact granted.
Held: . .

Cited by:
See AlsoBruton v London and Quadrant Housing Trust CA 3-Dec-1996
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Appeal fromBruton v London and Quadrant Housing Trust HL 24-Jun-1999
The claimant sought to oblige the respondent to repair his flat under the 1988 Act. The respondent replied that the arrangement was a licence only, and not protected under the Act.
Held: The housing association had a temporary licence to . .

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Updated: 23 April 2021; Ref: scu.142652