985. Record of state of repair.

A landlord's notice proposing a statutory tenancy1 may contain a requirement that, if the tenant2 retains possession3, a record must be made of the state of repair of the dwelling house4. Where the landlord gives such a notice which does not contain such a requirement, then, if the tenant elects to retain possession5, his notification in that behalf may include a requirement that a record shall be made of the state of repair of the dwelling house6.

Where the tenant retains possession of the dwelling house7, and either the landlord or the tenant has made a requirement that such a