584. Position where landlords etc not traceable.

Where an RTM company1 wishing to acquire the right to manage premises2:

  1.  

    (1)     complies with the statutory requirements3 regarding its membership4; and

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    (2)     would not have been precluded from giving a valid claim notice5 with respect to the premises6,

but cannot find, or ascertain the identity of, any of the persons to whom the claim notice would be required7 to be given8, the RTM company may apply to the appropriate tribunal9 for an order that the company is to acquire the right to manage the premises10. Such an order may be made, however, only if the company has given notice