In the two special cases where a tenant's statutory rights to enfranchisement or to the extension of a lease1 depend on his having occupied the house2 in question, or any part of it, as his only or main residence3, he has no such right if he is unable to fulfil the relevant residence qualification. There is now no general requirement, however, that the tenant must occupy the house as his residence in order to qualify for the rights under the 1967 Act, as the former residence condition has been repealed
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