Registered Land and Chancel Repair Liability

Project status: Pre-project

Problem Chancel repair liability is an obligation on a landowner to pay for certain repairs to a local church. It has its origins in the feudal system and is rarely enforced, but when it is the liability can be huge. The intention of the Land Registration Act 2002 was that chancel repair liability should not … Read more >

Regulating Coal Tip Safety in Wales

Project status: Analysis of responses

Download the consultation paper. Download a summary of the consultation paper here. Download a quick visual guide to the proposed regime for coal tip safety in Wales Download a draft of the impact assessment here. Pwyswch yma i ddarllen y fersiwn Cymraeg o’r tudalen yma. The problem The current legislation relating to coal tips does not … Read more >

Regulation of Health and Social Care Professionals

Project status: Complete

Download the report Download the report summary The problem The primary purpose of professional regulation is to ensure public safety. In the UK there are nine regulatory bodies responsible for regulating 32 – consisting of approximately 1.44 million professionals. For healthcare professionals. regulation is one element of a much broader system of ensuring patient and … Read more >

Renting Homes

Project status: Complete

Nearly a third of the population of Wales – just under 400,000 households – rent their homes.  The law governing their relationship with their landlords is an irrationally complicated mess. This project seeks to replace it with a modernised, understandable, and just legal structure. The project The Welsh Government announced in 2012 that it would … Read more >

Residential leasehold and commonhold

Project status: Complete

All three residential leasehold and commonhold reports were published on 21 July 2020. Further details are available on the project-specific pages by following the above links. Summary: The future of home ownership: download our summary of all three residential leasehold and commonhold reports and how they fit with Government’s own reforms. At a glance: the … Read more >

Review of the Arbitration Act 1996

Project status: Pre-consultation

The problem The Arbitration Act 1996 sets out an enduring framework for arbitration which has helped to make the UK – and London in particular – a leading destination for commercial arbitrations. Its 25th anniversary presents a good opportunity to review it and ensure it remains up to date in all respects, particularly as other … Read more >

Rheoleiddio Diogelwch Tomennydd Glo yng Nghymru

Project status: Analysis of responses

Lawrlwythwch y papur ymgynghori yma. Lawrlwythwch crynodeb o’r papur ymgynghori yma Click here to read the English version of this page. Y broblem Nid yw’r ddeddfwriaeth bresennol sy’n ymwneud a thomennydd glo yn delio’n effeithlon gyda’r rheolaeth o domennydd glo anweithredol. Mae hyn yn bwysig, am fod y tirlithriadau tomennydd glo digwyddodd yng Nghymru yn … Read more >