The principle that, where essential living accommodation is shared, a house is not let as a separate dwelling1 has been modified by statute2. Where under any contract entered into before 15 January 1989:
(1) a tenant3 has the exclusive occupation of any accommodation; and
(2) the terms on which he holds the accommodation include the use of other accommodation in common with his landlord4 or in common with his landlord and other persons; and
(3) by reason only of the circumstances mentioned in head (2) above, or by reason of those circumstances and the fact that the landlord resides
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