Section 20 is a clause in the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 intended to protect leaseholders from paying unnecessarily large sums for work carried out to their building.
As a leaseholder, you have the right to be consulted if the landlord carries out major works for which you will be asked to pay. The landlord must consult all leaseholders if any one of them would have to pay more than £250.
This consultation process has three stages:
This notice is not required where the contract has been awarded to a nominated contractor or the lowest tender.
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