The right is given to the tenants of a block of flats collectively to acquire the freehold of the block1. The freehold is conveyed into the name of a nominee purchaser2 or a company created by the tenants to buy the freehold known as a Right to Enfranchise (RTE) company3.
The statutory provisions relating to collective enfranchisement apply to any premises if:
(1) they consist of a self-contained building4 or part of a building;
(2) they contain two or more flats held by qualifying tenants5; and
(3) the total number of flats held by such tenants is not less than
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