931. Repayment of rent where tenancy of dwelling house in England ends before the end of a period.

A tenant1 under an assured shorthold tenancy2 of a dwelling house3 in England4 is entitled to a repayment of rent from the landlord5 where6:

  1.  

    (1)     as a result of the service of a notice stating that he requires possession of the dwelling house7, the tenancy8 is brought to an end before the end of a period of the tenancy9;

  2.  

    (2)     the tenant has paid rent in advance for that period10; and

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    (3)     the tenant was not in occupation of the dwelling house for one or more whole days of that period11.

The formula used to calculate the amount of repayment