895. Protection of employees occupying under licence or rent-free letting.

Where a serviceman1:

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    (1)     begins a period of relevant service2, other than a short period of training3, and immediately before beginning it he was living, together with a dependant4 or dependants of his, in any premises by virtue of a licence in that behalf granted to him by his employer in consequence of his employment5, or by virtue of a tenancy6 so granted otherwise than at a rent (a 'rent-free tenancy')7; or

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    (2)     is performing such a period of relevant service, other than a short period of training, and immediately before beginning it he was so living, and a