The Four Government Notices that all leaseholders must receive.
On July 1st 2013 the LVT’s were re-named First Tier Tribunals (Property Chamber)
The Lands Tribunal is the ‘Upper Tribunal’. References to LVT’s have been removed and statutory notices
have changed to reflect the new names and procedures.
S.20 describes procedures to be followed and information to be given
(A) For Consultation on Works costing more than £250-00p to any one flat through the service charge.
(B) For Consultation on Agreements costing any flat more than £100-00p through the service charge, and lasting more than a year. (QLTA)
The procedures and information are prescribed. There are no prescribed words.
S.153 has prescribed words and type size
Government requires this notice to ‘accompany’ all service charge bills. It is to be in 10 point type size.
If S.153 is not received with the service charge bill, the bill is not payable until it is.
S.153 in the required 10 point type
S.158 Schedule 11 has prescribed words
Government requires this notice to ‘accompany’ charges for administration.
The admin charge can be to an individual flat or a block.
If S.158 is not received with the admin. charge the bill is not payable until it is.
S.166 has prescribed words
Government requires this notice to ‘accompany‘ ground rent bills.
If S.166 is not received with the ground rent bill, the bill is not payable until it is.
S20 Qualifying Long Term Agreements – S. Rich
Code of Conduct for Managing Agents Scotland (Property Factors)
Now a legal requirement in Scotland