956. Ground 17: false statement inducing landlord to grant tenancy.

The court1 may make an order for possession where the tenant2 is the person, or one of the persons, to whom the tenancy3 was granted, and the landlord4 was induced to grant the tenancy by a false statement made knowingly or recklessly either by the tenant, or by a person acting at the tenant's instigation5.

An order for possession on discretionary Ground 17 may be made to take effect at a time when the dwelling house6 is let7 on an assured fixed term tenancy8 but only if the terms of the tenancy make provision for it to be brought to