415 Sub-tenancies

Subject to the limitations described below, it is an implied term of every assured periodic tenancy, and therefore of every periodic assured agricultural occupancy, that the tenant must not assign, sublet or part with possession of the whole or any part of the dwellinghouse without the consent of the landlord1. The Housing Act 1988 does not require that consent to be in writing. The provision contained in the Landlord and Tenant Act 1927 that consent should not be unreasonably withheld2 does not apply to the term implied into an assured tenancy3.

The implied condition does not apply where the

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