689. Succession where the contractual tenancy still subsists.

'Tenant' includes any person deriving title under the original tenant1. Thus, if a personal representative of a deceased tenant is residing in the house when the contractual tenancy vested in him is determined, he is entitled to remain as a statutory tenant2. It is otherwise if the contractual tenancy vested in the Public Trustee3 on the death of a tenant intestate and the landlord serves a notice to quit which expires before the grant of letters of administration4.

The provisions as to succession apply whether the tenant was a protected (that is contractual) tenant or a statutory tenant at the