The Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977
24th Jan 2023

The Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977

It is hugely frustrating when the tenancy ends to carry out the checkout inspection only to find that the tenant has left belongings behind. This would only tend to happen in a minority of cases. It is most likely to occur when the tenant has been evicted and may be moving into smaller temporary accommodation or the tenant has ended the tenancy and left the country unable to fit all their belongings into the suitcase or the car. It also occurs when someone ‘abandons’ a property. We discussed abandonment and the various issues around that in the previous article. Disposing ...

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