Summary of Rights and Obligations - Service Charges - Wales
Section 21B of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 inserted by Section 153 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act...
The Council can only bill you for services prior to granting of the lease if it is within the Reference Period, which is a period of 5 years from the date the lease was granted or a date where it is reasonable for you to have entered into the lease.
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