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Rating Decisions

Our regular update on Rating cases provides a short summary and full transcript of key rating decisions. These cases are chosen for their impact on rating law and practice.

Recent Developments – Edition #12

This is the latest update of the Rating Wing of the Town Library, an online resource providing a short summary and full transcript of key rating decisions.

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Case Name: Andrew Corkish (VO) v Fiona Bigwood [2019] UKUT 0191 (LC) (21 June 2019)


Topic: Composite hereditaments and meaning of “appurtenance” in rating context

Full Case: click here

Summary: Substantial equestrian facilities (to Olympic standards) annexed to a dwelling were held not to be rateable as they constituted an appurtenance to the dwelling and were, therefore, domestic.

Commentaryclick here

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