| Commentary

348 Notice to quit

| Commentary

4: NOTICE TO QUIT

348 Notice to quit

Except in the case of a fixed term tenancy that has expired by effluxion of time, or where possession is sought against a statutory tenant1, in which case the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 makes special provision2, a notice to quit must be served, and the notice period must have expired, before any possession proceedings may be commenced. A notice to quit must comply both with the statutory requirements of the Protection from Eviction Act 19773 and with common law requirements as to its length and expiry date4. The Protection from Eviction Act 1977

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