1165. Effect of beginning proceedings for possession order to bring introductory tenancy to an end.

If the landlord1 has begun proceedings for the possession of a dwelling house2 let under a demoted tenancy3, and:


    (1)     the demotion period ends4; or


    (2)     any of the circumstances in which a tenancy ceases to be a demoted tenancy before the end of the demotion period applies5,

then, if head (2) above applies6, the tenancy ceases to be a demoted tenancy, but the landlord (or the new landlord, as the case may be) may continue the proceedings