Pubs code: Government publishes long awaited part two of the consultation

By Emily Sutherland contact

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Part two of the pubs code consultation has been released
Part two of the pubs code consultation has been released

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The Government has published the long awaited second part of the pubs code consultation, which can be viewed here.

It covers 

  • the type and timing of information provided to tied tenants
  • repair and maintenance obligations
  • types of agreement outside the scope of some or all of the code, such as genuine franchises and some short-term agreements and tenancies at will
  • adjudicator fees and the maximum financial penalty for breaches of the code
  • extended code protection
  • plans to ensure the Government fulfils the objectives of a parallel rent assessment (PRA) in relation to the market rent only (MRO) option and requirements to provide information in relation to a tied rent offer
  • the rent assessment trigger for the MRO option and in particular whether to remove the rent increase condition

More details to come.

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