Payne and Woodland v Mayor and Burgesses of London Borough of Barnet: CA 22 May 1997

The sale of a council house imposed an additional duty on a local authority to disclose known structural defects to buyers.
Times 24-Jun-1997, [1997] EWCA Civ 1752, (1998) 10 Admin LR 185, (1998) 30 HLR 295, (1998) 76 P and CR 293
Bailii
Housing Act 1985
England and Wales
Citing:
CitedBlake and Another v Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council QBD 1-Nov-1996
A Local Authority has no duty of care for the correctness of a valuation undertaken for a right to buy transaction. It was not just or reasonable to impose a duty of care on a local authority in connection with its statement of its opinion as to . .

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Updated: 02 June 2021; Ref: scu.142148