1202. Invalidity of agreements excluding or modifying rights under Part I of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967.

Any agreement relating to a tenancy1, whether contained in the instrument creating the tenancy or not and whether made before the creation of the tenancy or not, is void2 in so far as it purports to exclude or modify any right to acquire the freehold or an extended lease or right to compensation3, or provides for the termination or surrender of the tenancy in the event of a tenant4 acquiring or claiming any such right or for the imposition of any penalty or disability on the tenant in that event5.

The above provisions do not, however, preclude a tenant from