Mica homeowners will not be able to take legal action if they sign up to state’s redress scheme
The clause, contained in the general scheme of the mica bill, is likely to impact hundreds of homeowners who have signed up to a legal action
Hundreds of homeowners could be denied access to money they win through legal cases if they enter into the state’s redress scheme for houses damaged by defective blocks, under new plans approved by the government.
The cabinet yesterday agreed the general scheme of a bill to underpin the defective blocks bill, which provides compensation to homeowners whose houses are damaged by mica or pyrite.
The general scheme contains a clause which stipulates that the “state ...