341 Case VII: sale of property after tenant’s notice to quit

341 Case VII: sale of property after tenant’s notice to quit1

The court has discretionary power2 to make an order for possession against a protected occupier3 or statutory tenant4 where the tenant has given notice to quit and in consequence of that notice the landlord has contracted to sell or let the dwellinghouse, or has taken any other steps as a result of which he would, in the opinion of the court, be seriously prejudiced if he could not obtain possession5. This case does not apply where the tenant has given notice to determine