539. Derelict land.

Where a landlord, having power to serve a notice to quit1, on an application to the County Court satisfies the court:

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    (1)     that he has taken all reasonable steps to communicate with the person last known to him to be the tenant, and has failed to do so2;

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    (2)     that during the period of six months ending with the date of the application neither the tenant nor any person claiming under him has been in occupation of the property comprised in the tenancy