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Part I to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) gives qualifying tenants of flats a right of first refusal enabling them to purchase the interest of their landlord if and when he proposes to dispose of it. For further information, see Practice Note: Landlord and Tenant Act 1987—tenants' right of first refusal.
Under LTA 1987, ss 1–20, the right of first refusal applies where premises:
consist of the whole or part of a building
contain two or more flats held by qualifying tenants, and
the number of flats held by qualifying tenants exceeds 50% of the total number of flats contained in the premises
For further information, see Practice Note: Landlord and Tenant Act 1987—premises.
'The provisions of this part apply to a contract to create or transfer an estat
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