Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 267 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Laws and Keene LJJ

Representation The tenant appeared in person.
  The landlords appeared in person.
Judgment Dates: 18 March 2002

Catchwords

Landlord and tenant - Breach of covenant to repair - Specific performance - Jurisdiction to make order requiring landlord to repair - Tenant legally aided - Legal Services Commission having charge over tenant's damages - Tenant being entitled to pay for repairs from damages - In event of tenant paying for repairs Legal Services Commission becoming entitled to same amount by virtue of charge - Whether court ought order specific performance of landlord's covenant to repair - ss 11 and 17.

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