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  • Administration charge
  • A charge payable under a lease by a leaseholder for approvals, provision of information or as a result of a breach of his or her obligations.
  • ADR
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution; an alternative to proceedings through the court or LVT's. 
  • ARHM
  • The Association of Retirement Housing Managers.
  • ARMA
  • The Association of Residential Managing Agents.
  • Assignment
  • The transfer of ownership in a legal estate in land (leasehold or freehold).
  • CCJ
  • County Court Judgement.
  • CDM
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations.
  • Common Law
  • The body of law in England and Wales based on the historical development of judicial decisions and the legal doctrines and principles governing them.
  • Common Parts
  • The parts of a building or land retained by the freeholder which provide some form of amenity or support for the holders of leasehold titles within the same block or estate.
  • Commonhold
  • A form of ownership of land in common by an association of the owners of the units on the land introduced by the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002.  
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