*Edwards v Kumarasamy

Landlord and tenant – Repair. The Supreme Court held that although the landlord, K, had a sufficient 'interest' in the front hallway and paved area of the rented flat for the purposes of s 11(1A)(a) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, K was not liable for the disrepair which had caused the tenant's, E's, injury, as; (i) he could only be liable if the paved area of the property had been part of the exterior of the front hall and it had not been and: (ii) he could only be liable if he had had notice of the disrepair before the accident which he had not had.

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