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    Hi again

    would my tenant be liable to contribute for the fire safety of the separate common areas of the upper residential flats, that has a separate entrance and only serves the flats.

    our lease states .....

    "we are not liable for any charges attributable for providing services to any common parts that exclusively serve and are solely used and enjoyed by the lessees of the upper floors of the building."

    We have questioned some charges from our freeholder, so they have stuck this on to counter our credit due.

    thanks to anyone that can comment

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