5. Tenancy arising under or by reason of statute.

Although at common law the relationship of landlord and tenant usually arises by agreement1, there are many cases in which, by operation of statute, that relationship is continued after the expiry of any contractual relationship2. There are other situations in which a landlord and a tenant are obliged by statute to enter into a new contractual relationship3, and others where the tenancy is prolonged4, or is converted, by statute into a different type of landlord and tenant relationship5. In a few instances, the relationship of landlord and tenant is imposed on the parties by statute where previously no contractual