852. Meaning of 'assured shorthold tenancy'.

An assured tenancy1 created before 28 February 19972 is an assured shorthold tenancy if:

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    (1)     it is a fixed term tenancy3 granted for a term certain of not less than six months4; and

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    (2)     there was no power for the landlord5 to determine the tenancy6 at any time earlier than six months from the beginning of the tenancy7; and

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    (3)     a notice in respect of it is served