Arogol Company Ltd v Rajah: CA 21 Mar 2001

Defendant’s appeal from an order granting the claimant a possession order in respect of a ground floor flat. The basic question in the proceedings was whether the defendant had a tenancy protected under the Rent Act 1977.
Held: The appeal succeeded.


[2001] EWCA Civ 454, [2002] HLR 21, (2001) 82 P and CR DG7




Rent Act 1977 34(1)(b)


England and Wales


ApprovedGoringe v Twinsectra Ltd 20-Apr-1994
Section 34(1)(b) of the 1977 Act should to be read subject to a limitation that it applies that a new tenancy must be a tenancy of the same premises as the old. . .
AppliedLaimond Properties Limited v Al-Shakarchi CA 10-Feb-1998
If ‘suitable alternative accommodation’ was offered in exchange for a protected tenancy, the court need look only for some security for the tenant, not that he should receive equal protection. Where the landlord persuades the Rent Act protected . .
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Updated: 27 June 2022; Ref: scu.218039