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Categories:
Residential Property
Housing & Property
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this podcast, David Smith will look at the provisions of the Tenancy Deposit Protection legislation. He will also consider the areas in which the courts have clarified issues and highlight some issues that remain unresolved.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the relevant provisions of the Tenancy Deposit Protection legislation;
  • Be aware of the scheme for lodging tenancy deposits;
  • Know what the trigger will be for protection of a deposit;
  • Be aware of the changes brought by the Assured Tenancies (Amendment) (England) (Order) 2010;
  • Know the requirements on a Landlord when dealing with a deposit;
  • Know what information must be given to the tenant;
  • Understand who the legislation applies to;
  • Be aware of the consequences of late protection;
  • Be aware of the pertinent cases on the topic.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Assured Tenancies (Amendment) (England) Order 2010;
  • Baafi v Maap (Central London CC, 24 June 2010) Reported in Legal Action, August 2010;
  • Draycott v Hannells Letting Ltd [2010] EWHC 217;
  • Green v Sinclair Investment Ltd (Clerkenwell & Shoreditch County Court, 11 June 2010) Reported in Legal Action, September 2010;
  • Hashemi v Gladehurst (Clerkenwell & Shoreditch County Court, 9 December 2009) Reported in Legal Action, February 2010;
  • Housing (Tenancy Deposits) (Prescribed Information) Order 2007;
  • Housing Act 2004;
  • O’Brien v Jones (Northampton County Court, 12 February 2010) Reported in Legal Action, August 2010;
  • Private Tenancies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006;
  • Qurat-Ul-Ain Zia v Mourtada (Central London County Court, 9 February 2010) Reported in Legal Action, February 2010;
  • Tiensia v Vision Enterprises Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 1224;
  • UK Housing Alliamce (North West) Ltd Francis [2010] EWCA Civ 117.
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In this podcast, David Smith from Anthony Gold Solicitors discusses the protection of tenancy deposits in relation to Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

Podcast added: 22/02/11

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