941. Ground 7: death of tenant.

The court1 must make an order for possession where the tenancy2 is:

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    (1)     a periodic tenancy, including a statutory periodic tenancy3; or

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    (2)     where the former tenant4 dies on or after 1 April 2012, but not if he died before that date5, a fixed term tenancy6 of a dwelling house in England7,

which has devolved under the will or intestacy of the former tenant and the proceedings for the recovery of possession8 are begun not later than 12 months after the death of the former tenant or, if the court so directs, after the date on which, in the opinion