1083. Notice of variation of periodic tenancy.

The terms1 of a secure tenancy2, which is a periodic tenancy3, may be varied4 by the landlord5 by a notice of variation served on the tenant6. Before serving a notice of variation on the tenant, the landlord must serve on him a preliminary notice7:


    (1)     informing the tenant of the landlord's intention to serve a notice of variation8;


    (2)     specifying the proposed variation and its effect9; and


    (3)     inviting the tenant to comment on the proposed variation within such time, specified in the notice, as the landlord considers reasonable10;

and the landlord must consider any comments made by the tenant