Residential Tenancy Legal Update. Christian Robertson, Associate, Kitsons LLP Tel: 01803 206208 E-mail: [email protected] Introduction. Overview of Immigration Bill Overview of Equality Act 2010 Repeal of Property Misdescriptions Act 1991.
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Residential Tenancy Legal Update
Christian Robertson, Associate, Kitsons LLP
Tel: 01803 206208
E-mail: [email protected]
Immigration Bill 2013 introduced 10th October 2013.
If it receives Royal Assent then it will:-
Penalty payment not exceeding £3,000 per disqualified adult.
Last Event – report second sitting – House of Lords – 3rd April 2014
Next Event – report stage – House of Lords – scheduled 7th April 2014
The Equality Act 2010 became law in October 2010.
Replaced previous legislation such as the Disability Discrimination
Act 1995 and Race Relations Act 1976 into one separate piece of
Illegal to discriminate on grounds of:-
In its simplest form:-
Discrimination occurs when one person is treated less favourably
than another is treated or would be treated, in the same or similar
circumstances without legitimate reason.
Source BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london
Consumers = Buyers but also include prospective buyers or those on viewings. Therefore Regulations apply to anyone YOU show around a property who could perhaps bring a grievance.
The OFT’s Guidance on Regulations states that this may arise from
The business – the person in charge or the employee or associate of the business may be subject to conviction or a fine.
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