Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 242 (Mar)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

David Donaldson QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation Anthony Rimmer (instructed by Legal Services, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham) for the appellant.
  Adam Rosenthal (instructed by Wright Son & Pepper) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 15 March 2002

Catchwords

Housing - House in disrepair - Notice to execute works - Appellant local authority repairing property and seeking cost of repair from respondent - Respondent successful in obtaining judgment against appellant - Appellant appealing - Whether appellant's claim for foreclosure time barred - ss 15, 17.

The Case

The appellant local authority's appeal against summary judgement was dismissed as the appellant's action for foreclosure on the respondent's property for non payment of repair costs was time barred under s17 of the .

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