987. Nature of statutory tenancy.

Where a tenancy1 is terminated by a landlord's notice proposing a statutory tenancy2, the Rent Act applies3 as if the tenancy ('the former tenancy')4:

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    (1)     had been a tenancy of the dwelling house5; and

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    (2)     had not been a tenancy at a low rent6 and, except as regards the duration of the tenancy and the amount of the rent, had been a tenancy on the terms7 agreed or determined in accordance with the settlement of terms provided for by statute8 and no other terms9.

The Rent Act does not, however, apply in this way if, at the end of the