1072. Consent to subletting.

The following provisions apply to the landlord's consent1 to subletting part of a dwelling house2.

Consent may not be unreasonably withheld and, if unreasonably withheld, is treated as given; and, if a question arises whether the withholding of consent was unreasonable, it is for the landlord to show that it was not3. In determining that question, the following matters, if shown by the landlord, are among those to be taken into account:

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    (1)     that the consent would lead to overcrowding of the dwelling house4;

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    (2)     that the landlord proposes to carry out works on the dwelling house, or on the