1019. Continuation of long residential tenancies.

A tenancy1 which, immediately before the term date2, is a long residential tenancy3 does not come to an end on that date except by being terminated under the provisions of Schedule 10 to the Local Government and Housing Act 19894. If not then so terminated, the tenancy continues5 until so terminated and, while so continuing, is deemed to be a long residential tenancy notwithstanding any change in circumstances6. This provision7 does not, however, apply in the case of a former 1954 Act tenancy8 the term date of which falls before 15 January 19999; but if, in the case of