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Under section 37 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), the tenant is entitled to statutory financial compensation for the disturbance to their rights of security of tenure where:
the landlord relies on one or more ‘no fault/compensation grounds’; and
one of the three compensation cases under LTA 1954, s 37(1A)–(1C) applies
Three of the seven grounds of opposition under LTA 1954, s 30(1) are ’compensation grounds’ as set out in the following table:
The first compensation case (under LTA 1954, s 37(1A)) applies where:
the tenant makes an application for the grant of a new tenancy (under section 24(1)); and
the court is precluded from ordering the
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