i live in a tenement.roof needs repairing. 4 stories high. two owner occupiers and three landords who let units. 4/5 of owners/ landlords want to repair roof with local contractor no scaffolding to keep costs down. One landlord want to employ contractor and use scaffolding and carry out major repair. Who has legal right? and what can either party do to remedy the situation. Does the 4/5 majority have right to commission work?
Province/Country relating to question : scotland
contacting health and safety executive but information is conflicting
Thank you for your question.Subject to anything your title deeds may say to the contrary, which is unlikely, the majority rules. The majority can instruct the work and recover the shares of costs from the dissenters.I hope this helps. Please leave a positive response so that I am credited for my time.
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