Leases - Statutes

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LPA 1925, s 1(1)(b)
A lease is capable of being a legal estate provided: it is a term of years absolute, and is created in the correct manner (i.e. if exceeding 3yrs, by deed (** 52 and 54))
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LPA 1925, s 149(6)
A lease at a rent or fine for life or lives or for any term of years determinable with life or lives or on the marriage of the lessee is automatically converted into a 90 yr term
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LPA 1925, s 149
The commencement date can only be delayed up to 21 years, in meantime referred to as reversionary tenancy
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LPA 1925, s 52(1)
A legal lease for any period greater than 3 years can only be created by deed
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LPA 1925, s 54(2)
No deed or writing is required at law for a lease which takes effect in possn, is for a term not exceeding 3yrs and is at best rent reasonably obtainable
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LPA 1925, s 148
Waiver on one occasion does not operate as a general waiver for continuing breaches in the future
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LPA 1925, s 146
The landlord must serve on tenant a last-chance notice which specifies breach complained of, requires it to be remedied (if capable), and demands compensation (unless waived)
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LPA 1925, s 146(2)
Where the court has ordered forfeiture and the landlord has retaken possn, relief ceases to be available
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Leasehold Properties (Repairs) Act 1938
Requires the tenant to be told in the s 146 notice of the right to serve a counternotice on the landlord
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A lease at a rent or fine for life or lives or for any term of years determinable with life or lives or on the marriage of the lessee is automatically converted into a 90 yr term

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LPA 1925, s 149(6)

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The commencement date can only be delayed up to 21 years, in meantime referred to as reversionary tenancy

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A legal lease for any period greater than 3 years can only be created by deed

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No deed or writing is required at law for a lease which takes effect in possn, is for a term not exceeding 3yrs and is at best rent reasonably obtainable

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