676. Effect of subletting on statutory tenancy.

If a statutory tenant sublets parts of the premises as dwellings and uses the part he retains as business premises, he has therefore ceased to occupy the premises as his residence and an order for possession may be made against him1. The same is the case if he sublets the whole of the premises2. The fact that part of the premises has been sublet does not necessarily imply that the tenant has abandoned possession and does not intend to return to that part3. If, however, it is established that he has no intention of occupying or reoccupying that part,