1118. Meaning of 'demoted tenancy'.

As part of the statutory regime that has evolved to deal with housing-related anti-social behaviour, the 'demoted tenancy' has been introduced, being a periodic tenancy1 of a dwelling house2 where each of the following conditions is satisfied3:

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    (1)     the first condition is that the landlord4 is either a local housing authority5 or a housing action trust6;

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    (2)     the second condition is that the tenant condition for a secure tenancy7 is satisfied8;

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    (3)     the third condition is that the tenancy is created9 by virtue of a demotion order10.

A demoted tenancy becomes a secure tenancy at the end of the period