1066. Assignments by way of exchange.

It is a term1 of every secure tenancy2 that the tenant3 may, with the written consent of the landlord4, assign the tenancy to5:

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    (1)     another secure tenant who satisfies the condition6 that he has the written consent of his landlord to an assignment of his tenancy either to the first-mentioned tenant or to another secure tenant who satisfies this condition7; or

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    (2)     an assured tenant who satisfies the specified conditions8, which are:

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      (a)     that the landlord under his assured tenancy9 is the Regulator of Social Housing10, a private registered provider of social housing11, a registered social landlord12 or a