The law has superimposed the contractual framework on a somewhat complicated set of measures to be taken. These are summarized below. Decomposition is a complex field and we will only act on the basis of this article. In addition, forfeiture applies to both commercial and residential real property. The law that surrounds the two is slightly different, and we`ll focus on commercial real estate in this article. In the District Court, where forfeiture proceedings are initiated only for rent arrears, the court is required, under Article 138, to take the following approach: Most leases contain a provision that gives the lender a period of 28 days, but in the event that this is not the case, we must report this to your lender and obtain their permission to: Continue. Recently, lenders have requested the expiry of the Lease Compensation Directive (not a mortgage protection clause) (payable by the buyer) for additional protection. Once a choice has been made, it cannot be revoked. When the landlord peacefully re-enters the market, the six-month period does not apply, but is considered a strong guideline: Thatcher vs. LH Pearce & Son Contractors . If the violation is “intentional, the court may be less inclined to grant an exemption from forfeiture (Shiloh Spinners v. Harding). However, the fact that an offence is “intentional” does not mean that the court should only grant remedies in exceptional circumstances; Rather, it is one of the factors to be considered in the exercise of court discretion and the weight to be given to the tenant`s mood depends on the circumstances of each case: Southern Depot v.
British Railways Board . Recently, in Freifield v. West Kensington Court Ltd , the Court of Appeal upheld the orthodox position that a deliberate violation does not give rise to a presumption of exemption from confiscation . . .