1117. Succession to an introductory tenancy.

The following provisions apply where a tenant1 under an introductory tenancy2 dies3.

Where there is a person qualified to succeed the tenant4, the tenancy vests in that person, or, if there is more than one such person, in the one to be preferred in accordance with the following rules5:

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    (1)     the tenant's spouse or civil partner is to be preferred to another member of the tenant's family6;

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    (2)     of two or more other members of the tenant's family such of them is to be preferred as may be agreed between them (or as may, where there is no such agreement,