567. Acquisition and exercise of rights to manage premises as an RTM company; in general.

Part 2 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 20021 makes provision for the acquisition and exercise of rights in relation to the management of premises2 by a company (referred to as an 'RTM company') which may acquire and exercise those rights accordingly3. The rights are to be acquired and exercised subject to and in accordance with Part 2 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 20024, and are referred to as the 'right to manage'5. The right to manage under the 2002 Act is not exercisable where the landlord is a local housing authority6; however, local housing authorities