835. Tenancies at low rents.

The following tenancies1 also cannot2 be assured tenancies3:

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    (1)     a tenancy under which for the time being no rent4 is payable5;

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    (2)     a tenancy:

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      (a)     which is entered into on or after 1 April 1990 (otherwise than, where the dwelling house6 had a rateable value7 on 31 March 1990, in pursuance of a contract made before 1 April 1990)8; and

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      (b)     under which the rent payable for the time being is payable at a rate of £1,000 or less a year, if the dwelling house is in Greater London9, and £250 or less a year, if it is elsewhere