1134. General requirements for notice of proceedings for possession, termination or demotion.

The court must not entertain proceedings for an order for possession or termination or for a demotion order1 unless2:


    (1)     the landlord3 has served a proper notice on the tenant4; or


    (2)     the court considers it just and equitable to dispense with the requirement of such a notice5.

Such a notice must:


    (a)     be in a form prescribed by regulations made by the appropriate national authority6;


    (b)     specify the ground on which the court will be asked to make the order7; and


    (c)     give particulars of that ground8.

Where the tenancy is a periodic tenancy, and the ground (or one of