957. Circumstances in which replacement tenancies arise.

The Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 contains transitional provisions to deal with the situation which might previously occur where a tenancy came to an end with the making of a possession order but there was a delay before the execution of the order1. This situation primarily arose under the Housing Act 1985 and the Housing Act 1996, where prior to their amendment by the 2008 Act, the relevant statutory provisions stated that a tenancy came to an end on the date specified in the possession order2. The Housing Act 1988 did not contain any parallel provision, and the House