520. Underlessee's right to relief from forfeiture or to a vesting order.

Where the head lease is forfeited for non-payment of rent, an underlessee has a number of statutory procedures available which he may use to seek relief or a vesting order1.

The first procedure which applies where the proceedings are brought in the High Court is under the Common Law Procedure Act 1852 which confers on an undertenant the like rights as those conferred on a tenant2. The underlessee need not prove his title under the original tenant; it is sufficient that he is in possession and claims as underlessee3. If he does not apply until after the lease has been