649. Effect of change of landlord or of assignment by tenant.

Where, at a time when a duty imposed on the landlord1 by virtue of any of the statutory provisions that:

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    (1)     confer on the tenant2 rights to request a summary of insurance cover3, or;

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    (2)     allow the tenant to be afforded facilities for the inspection and copying of insurance documents4,

remains to be discharged by him (or by the superior landlord where he has effected, in whole or in part, the insurance of the dwelling5), he disposes of the whole or part of his interest as landlord (or superior landlord)6:

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    (a)     if the landlord (or superior landlord) is, despite the