876. Limited prohibition on assignment etc without consent.

It is also an implied term of every assured tenancy1 which is a periodic tenancy that, except with the consent of the landlord2, the tenant3 must not assign the tenancy4 (in whole or in part)5, or sublet or part with possession of the whole or any part of the dwelling house6 let7 on the tenancy8. Where, however, this term is so implied, the landlord is not precluded from withholding his consent unreasonably9.

In the case of an assured periodic tenancy which is not a statutory periodic tenancy10, or an assured periodic tenancy arising under the Local Government and Housing Act