759. Excessive price for furniture etc.

Any person who, in connection with the proposed grant, renewal, continuance or assignment of a protected tenancy1 on terms which require the purchase of furniture2:

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    (1)     offers the furniture at a price which he knows or ought to know is unreasonably high, or otherwise seeks to obtain such a price for the furniture3; or

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    (2)     fails to furnish, to any person seeking to obtain or retain accommodation whom he provides with particulars of the tenancy, a written inventory of the furniture specifying the price sought for each item4,

is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3