A statutory tenant has no estate or property as tenant, but merely a personal right to retain possession of the property1 which has been described as a status of irremovability2. It follows that:
(1) a limited company, not being capable of personal residence, cannot be a statutory tenant3, although it may enjoy the benefit of the financial provisions of the Rent Acts during the contractual term as a protected tenant4;
(2) a statutory tenant has no interest to assign5 or to transmit by will6 or to his trustee in bankruptcy7;
(3) a purported subletting of the whole of the
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