1283. Person to act where landlord is custodian trustee or lacks capacity.

Where the interest of a landlord1 in any property is vested in a person as custodian trustee2, the managing trustees or committee of management are or is deemed to be the landlord for the purposes of the statutory provisions relating to enfranchisement or extension of long tenancies3 and the interest is deemed to be vested in the trustees or, as the case may be, the committee, except as regards the execution of any instrument disposing of or affecting that interest4.