1185. Tenancies falling within the additional low rent test or of houses where the rent otherwise exceeds the applicable rent limit.

In so far as the low rent test is still applicable with regard to the right to enfranchise1, then:

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    (1)     where a tenancy2 of any property is not a tenancy at a low rent3 but is a tenancy falling within the additional 'low rent test'4, the tenancy is nevertheless treated as a tenancy at a low rent5 so far as the statutory provisions relating to the right to enfranchise6 have effect for conferring on any person a right to acquire the freehold of a house7 and premises8;

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    (2)     where the statutory right to enfranchisement or extension9 would apply in