| - To respond to the recommendations of the Law Commission’s report on ‘Making land work: easements, covenants and profits á prendre (2011)’ - This kind of work is usually a way of tidying up law that has gotten out of date. A lot of property law is very old.
This is intended to simply the law around land ownership, clarifying the rights and obligations of landowners.
The Ministry of Justice is in charge of it whilst its in draft form.
This one looks pretty uncontroversial so far but we’ll keep you updated as things develop.
How to get involved
Speak to your MP.
If I don’t act, will it go through?
As a Government Bill, it’s very likely to go through.