Mason v Nwokorie: CA 19 Oct 1993

General and aggravated damages at common law are to be set off, against damages awarded under Housing Act 1988 s2. The general damages were attributable to the loss of the right to occupy the premises, and therefore the common law damages award should be set off against the statutory award for the same loss.


Dillon LJ


Gazette 17-Nov-1993, Times 19-Oct-1993, (1994) 26 HLR 60


Housing Act 1988 27


England and Wales

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CitedKaur v Gill CA 15-Jun-1995
A landlord could be liable for for orders for damages both for a common law breach of quiet enjoyment under the lease and for the loss of occupation under the 1988 Act. The case of Mason was distinguished because on the basis that the common law . .
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Landlord and Tenant, Damages

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