1216. Effect of misrepresentation or concealment by the tenant.

Where a person gives notice of his desire1 to have the freehold or to have an extended lease of a house2 and premises3 and the notice is either set aside by the court or withdrawn, or ceases to have effect, or would, if valid, cease to have effect, then, if it is proved to the court:

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    (1)     that the notice was not given in good faith; or

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    (2)     that the person giving the notice attempted in any material respect to support it by misrepresentation or the concealment of material facts,

the court may on the application of the landlord4 order