Commentary

315 Statutory succession of the partner of the deceased

AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES vol 2(1)
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315 Statutory succession of the partner of the deceased

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(b) Statutory tenancy by succession

315 Statutory succession of the partner of the deceased1

Upon the death of the original occupier, if the deceased left a spouse or civil partner who had been residing in the dwellinghouse immediately before the deceased’s death (and provided the spouse or civil partner does not become a protected occupier)2 the spouse or civil partner becomes the statutory tenant by succession so long as he or she occupies3 the dwellinghouse as a residence4. A cohabitee will qualify for protection as a statutory tenant by succession if he or she was

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