357. The initial notice.

To exercise rights under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 the nominee purchaser1 must serve an initial notice on the reversioner2. Where the landlord cannot be located or identified, the tenants may apply to the court for a declaration that the reversioner (or one or more of the reversioners) need not be served with a purchase notice and apply for a vesting order3. The initial notice must be in writing and may be served by post4. Where the tenant is a company the notice must be signed in compliance with the Companies Act 20065. The initial