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Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002

Costs

417.Paragraph 10 is a new provision which enables a LVT to determine that a party shall pay costs incurred by another party where an application by that party has been dismissed on the grounds set out in paragraph 7 or where that party has acted unreasonably during the proceedings.  The costs shall not exceed £500, or such higher amount as may be specified by regulations.  A draft of any such regulations must be laid before, and approved by resolution of, each House (Section 178).

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