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How does the application of Part I of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 (PEA 1977) affect a farm business tenancy where the tenancy includes a farmhouse—particularly in relation to section 1? It seems that FBTs are expressly excluded from section 3, and that section 2 does not apply on the basis of authority on ‘let as a dwelling’ in the context of section 1 of the Rent Act 1977, but does section 1 of the PEA 1977 apply?

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Published on LexisPSL on 19/06/2017

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  • How does the application of Part I of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 (PEA 1977) affect a farm business tenancy where the tenancy includes a farmhouse—particularly in relation to section 1? It seems that FBTs are expressly excluded from section 3, and that section 2 does not apply on the basis of authority on ‘let as a dwelling’ in the context of section 1 of the Rent Act 1977, but does section 1 of the PEA 1977 apply?

How does the application of Part I of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 (PEA 1977) affect a farm business tenancy where the tenancy includes a farmhouse—particularly in relation to section 1? It seems that FBTs are expressly excluded from section 3, and that section 2 does not apply on the basis of authority on ‘let as a dwelling’ in the context of section 1 of the Rent Act 1977, but does section 1 of the PEA 1977 apply?

Section 1(1) of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 (PEA 1977) protects, among others, a former service occupier whose contract of service has expired, who is similarly protected by PEA 1977, s 3 (see PEA 1977, s 8(2)) and, if employed

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