598. Recognised tenants' associations to be consulted about managing agents.

A recognised tenants' association1 may at any time serve a notice on the landlord2 requesting him to consult the association3 on matters relating to the appointment or employment by him of a managing agent4 for any relevant premises5.

Where, at the time when any such notice is served by a recognised tenants' association, the landlord does not employ any managing agent for any relevant premises, the landlord must, before appointing such a managing agent, serve on the association a notice specifying:


    (1)     the name of the proposed managing agent6;


    (2)     the landlord's obligations to the tenants represented by the association