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Court of Appeal exposes landlords to legal action

Last month's ruling by the Court of Appeal could mean that private landlords who unwittingly broke the law with regard to deposit protection will face legal action from their tenants. The ruling, which has

Rent in advance is not a deposit

The Court of Appeal has made a landmark ruling, decreeing that the payment of rent in advance does not count as a deposit. The decision comes from the case of Johnson vs. Old, which

Deposit Protection Boost for Tenants in Scotland

A deposit protection scheme for tenants in Scotland was passed by the Scottish Parliament on the 4th of March this year. The law will come into force later in 2011 and is a