996. Payment by instalments.

Where it is agreed or determined1 that a payment for accrued tenant's repairs2 is to be payable by instalments, the instalments become payable at the times so agreed or determined3. Any such instalment becoming payable at a time falling before the end of the period of the statutory tenancy4 is payable by the tenant5.

Where the landlord6 is not the immediate landlord7 of the dwelling house, the landlord and the immediate landlord may serve on the tenant a notice in the prescribed form8 requiring him to pay the instalments of the payment for the accrued tenant's repairs to the immediate