The council appealed a decision that the administrative receivers of a company were not liable personally for the non-domestic rates otherwise incurred by a company during the receivership.
Held: The activities of the receiver or manager were not activities creating a ratable occupation. The original business owner remained in occupation for this purpose.
Lord Justice Pill, And Lord Justice Jonathan Parker
Times 15-Jan-2002, Gazette 27-Feb-2002,  EWCA Civ 1934,  1 WLR 1304,  BPIR 665,  NPC 8,  2 EGCS 101,  BCC 495,  RA 23
England and Wales
Cited – Ratford v Northavon District Council CA 1986
The reality of the agency of a receiver is reflected in the continuity, after the appointment of receivers, of the rateable occupation of the mortgagor through the agency of the receivers. The possession of an agent is to be attributed to that of . .
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Updated: 29 June 2022; Ref: scu.167309