249. Information to be supplied by companies.

Where the landlord1 of premises occupied by a tenant2 as a residence in consideration of a rent payable weekly3 is a company, and the tenant serves on the landlord a request in writing to that effect, the landlord must give the tenant in writing particulars of the name and address4 of every director and of the secretary of the company5. Such a request is duly served on the landlord either if it is served on an agent of the landlord named as such in the rent book or other similar document, or if it is served on the person