Landlord and Tenant (Amendment) Act 1980

Amendment of section 10, condition 5 of Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (No. 2) Act, 1978.



71.Condition 5 in section 10 of the Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (No. 2) Act, 1978, is hereby amended by the deletion of “expired or was surrendered before the 31st day of March, 1931 and that it”, and the said condition 5 as so amended is set out in the Table to this section.


5. that the lease was granted, either at the time of the expiration or surrender of a previous lease or subsequent to such expiration or surrender—

(a) at a rent less than the rateable valuation of the property at the date of the grant of the lease, or

(b) to the person entitled to the lessee's interest under the previous lease,

provided that the previous lease would have been a lease to which this Part would have applied had this Act then been in force and provided that it shall be presumed, until the contrary is proved, that the person to whom the lease was granted was so entitled;