Section 9 – Easements

Party Wall etc. Act 1996

(1) Nothing in this Act shall—

(a) authorise any interference with an easement of light or other easements in or relating to a party wall; or

(b) prejudicially affect any right of any person to preserve or restore any right or other thing in or connected with a party wall in case of the party wall being pulled down or rebuilt.

The Surveyors may authorise a temporary interference during the works, but may not authorise a permanent interference (Crofts v Haldane)