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Is a break notice invalidated where the tenant has made a mistake as to the date that the lease commenced?

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Published on LexisPSL on 08/12/2020

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  • Is a break notice invalidated where the tenant has made a mistake as to the date that the lease commenced?

Is a break notice invalidated where the tenant has made a mistake as to the date that the lease commenced?

Where there is a mistake in a notice served to exercise a break clause in a lease, the validity of the notice will depend on whether the reasonable recipient would be misled by the error: Mannai v Eagle Star.

In Mannai, the tenant served a break notice that incorrectly recorded the contractual expiry date of the notice as 12 January 1995, rather than the correct date of 13 January 1995. The House of Lords

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