Doe Dem Neville v Dunbar: 12 Dec 1826

Two copies of the notice to quit were served at the defendant’s house, one on the servant and the other on a lady at the house. The defendant complained that this was not good enough.
Held: Abbott CJ had no doubt as to the sufficiency of a notice served at the tenant’s home, even though the tenant was away: ‘were it otherwise, a landlord would have no means of determining a tenancy, if his tenant happened to be absent from his house at the time when it was necessary to serve the notice’.
[1826] EngR 1291, (1826) M and M 10, (1826) 173 ER 1062
England and Wales
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Notice of dismissal begins when received by worker
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Updated: 19 July 2021; Ref: scu.326055