1148. Ground 8: occupation while works carried out to premises previously occupied.

The court may, provided that it considers it reasonable to do so1, make an order2 for the possession of a dwelling house3 let under a secure tenancy4, where the dwelling house was made available for occupation by the tenant5 (or a predecessor in title of his) while works were carried out on the dwelling house which he previously occupied as his only or principal home6, and:


    (1)     the tenant (or predecessor) was a secure tenant of the other dwelling house at the time when he ceased to occupy it as his home