1329. Meaning of 'premises with a resident landlord'.

For the purposes of the right to collective enfranchisement1 any premises to which that right applies2 are premises with a resident landlord3 at any time if:

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    (1)     the premises are not, and do not form part of, a purpose-built block of flats4;

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    (2)     the same person has owned the freehold of the premises since before the conversion of the premises into two or more flats or other units5; and

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    (3)     he, or an adult member of his family6, has occupied a flat or other unit contained in the premises as his only or principal home