960. Continuity of tenancies.

The new tenancy1 and the original tenancy2 are to be treated for the relevant purposes3 as the same tenancy, and as a tenancy which continued uninterrupted throughout the termination period4.

In proceedings on a relevant claim, the court concerned may order that the new tenancy and the original tenancy are to be treated for the purposes of the claim as the same tenancy, and as a tenancy which continued uninterrupted throughout the termination period5. The following are relevant claims for these purposes:

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    (1)     a claim by the ex-tenant6 or the ex-landlord