1214. Notice in reply to tenant's notice desiring freehold or extended lease.

Where a tenant1 of a house2 gives the landlord3 notice4 of his desire to have the freehold or an extended lease, the landlord must within two months give the tenant a notice in reply in the prescribed form5 stating whether or not the landlord admits the tenant's right to have the freehold or an extended lease, subject to any question as to the correctness of the particulars given in the tenant's notice of the house and premises6. If the landlord does not admit the tenant's right, the notice must state the grounds on which it is not admitted7.

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