659. Service of notices.

Any document authorised or required by the Rent Act 1977 to be served by the tenant1 of a dwelling house on the landlord2 is deemed to be duly served on him if it is served:

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    (1)     on any agent of the landlord named as such in the rent book or other similar document3; or

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    (2)     on the person who receives the rent of the dwelling house4.

Where a dwelling house is subject to a regulated tenancy5, the above provisions apply also in relation to any document authorised or required by the Act to be served on the landlord by a