Termination of Lease by Statute

Question 1 of 22

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Provides security of tenure

Select one of the following:

  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1954

  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1925

  • Law of Property Act 1925

  • Law of Property Act (Miscellaneous Provisions) 1989

Question 2 of 22

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Lease can only be terminated in one of the ways set out in the act - if not then a continuation lease will arise automatically when contractual lease terminates

Select one of the following:

  • Stated in section 24 of L&T Act 1954

  • Stated in section 26 of L&T Act 1954

  • Stated in section 27 of L&T Act 1954

  • Stated in section 29 of L&T Act 1954

  • Stated in section 23 of L&T Act 1954

Question 3 of 22

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To which leases does the LTA 1954 apply?

Select one of the following:

  • Fixed term leases of 6 months or less

  • Tenancies at will

  • Agricultural leases

  • Licences

  • A tenancy where premises are occupied for the purposes of a business

Question 4 of 22

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A tenancy where premises are occupied for the purposes of a business

Select one of the following:

  • Section 23

  • Section 22

  • Section 24

  • Section 26

  • Section 29

Question 5 of 22

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Tenant must be in occupation on date contractual terms expires in order for LTA 1954 to apply

Select one or more of the following:

  • As an employee

  • When premises being fitted out

  • When away for short period and storing goods on premises

  • Sub-let

Question 6 of 22

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LTA 1954 define for the purposes of business as

Select one of the following:

  • any trade, profession or vocation

  • any work

  • any work, act or skill

Question 7 of 22

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Court

Select one or more of the following:

  • any activity carried on for payment

  • Business and residential: Is business use significant purpose of T's occupation

  • Using premises

Question 8 of 22

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Contracting out of LTA 1954

Select one or more of the following:

  • Where L + T agree act will not apply to lease

  • L must serve notice on T before T enters lease warning that T about to give up rights to security of tenure

  • Contracting lease out to client (sub-letting)

  • L must not serve notice on T before T enters lease warning that T about to give up rights to security of tenure

  • Where L + T agree act will apply to lease

Question 9 of 22

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T must make declaration received health warning notice and accepts consequences

Select one or more of the following:

  • Ordinary declaration - written statement - 14 days before lease starts

  • Ordinary declaration - written statement - Less than 14 days before lease starts

  • Statutory declaration - signed written statement in presence of solicitor - Less than 14 days before lease starts

  • Statutory declaration - signed written statement - Less than 14 days before lease starts

Question 10 of 22

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Continuation Lease

Select one or more of the following:

  • Section 24 LTA 1954 states - arises automatically if failure to terminate

  • Lease continues on same terms

  • Section 25 LTA 1954 states - arises automatically if failure to terminate

  • Section 23 LTA 1954 states - arises automatically if failure to terminate

  • New lease set up

Question 11 of 22

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How can a lease protected by LTA 1954 be terminated in accordance with the Act?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Forfeiture

  • Surrender

  • Notice to quit periodic lease by tenant

  • Notice served in break clause

  • Using a statutory notice procedure

  • Merger

  • Effluxion of time

Question 12 of 22

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L serves notice to terminate contractual or continuation lease

Select one of the following:

  • Section 25

  • Section 26

  • Section 27

Question 13 of 22

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T must serve notice to terminate contractual or continuation lease with no renewal lease

Select one of the following:

  • Section 25

  • Section 26

  • Section 27

  • Section 24

Question 14 of 22

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T must serve notice to terminate contractual or continuation lease & obtain renewal lease

Select one of the following:

  • Section 25

  • Section 26

  • Section 27

  • Section 24

Question 15 of 22

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The Landlord's reason for terminating the lease (section 25)

Select one or more of the following:

  • To recover possession of premises

  • Terminate continuation lease and grant renewal lease

  • Continuation lease seen as temporary

  • L may not wish to recover possession of premises

Question 16 of 22

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The section 25 notice

Select one or more of the following:

  • Must be in writing and in prescribed form

  • Must be oral agreement in prescribed form

  • Must contain date of termination

  • L's grounds of opposition

  • L's proposals for terms of new lease

Question 17 of 22

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Section 26

Select one or more of the following:

  • New lease creates certainty for T

  • Must be in writing and in prescribed form

  • Must be oral agreement and in prescribed form

  • Likely to increase rent

Question 18 of 22

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Section 26 must contain

Select one or more of the following:

  • Commencement date of new lease

  • T's proposals for new lease

Question 19 of 22

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Landlord's counter notice necessary if they want to oppose Tenant's request for new lease

Select one or more of the following:

  • Contain grounds of opposition

  • Must be served with 2 months of Tenant's request

  • Failure to oppose section 26 request will not result in the grant of a new lease

Question 20 of 22

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Section 27 notice

Select one or more of the following:

  • Fixed term leases only

  • Tenant must give 3 months notice in writing

  • T must give 2 months notice in writing

  • Periodic Leases only

Question 21 of 22

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Used if terminating lease after end of contractual term

Select one of the following:

  • Section 27 (1)

  • Section 27 (2)

Question 22 of 22

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Used if terminating lease at end of contractual term

Select one of the following:

  • Section 27 (1)

  • Section 27 (2)

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Termination of Lease by Statute

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