469. Tenancies and covenants to which the 1995 Act applies.

Most provisions of the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 19951 apply only to 'new tenancies'2. For these purposes, a tenancy3 is a 'new tenancy' if it is granted on or after 1 January 19964 otherwise than in pursuance of:


    (1)     an agreement entered into before that date5; or


    (2)     an order of a court made before that date6;

and heads (1) and (2) above apply7 to the grant of a tenancy where by virtue of any variation of a tenancy there is a deemed surrender and regrant as it applies to any other grant of a tenancy8.

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