Where premises are let under a tenancy1 which puts on the landlord an obligation to the tenant for the maintenance or repair of the premises, the landlord owes to all persons who might reasonably be expected to be affected by defects in the state of the premises a duty to take such care as is reasonable in all the circumstances to see that they are reasonably safe from personal injury2 or from damage to their property caused by a relevant defect3. This duty is owed if the landlord knows (whether as a result of being notified by the tenant
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