Garston and Others v Scottish Widows Fund and Life Assurance Society: CA 1 Jul 1998

Notices served together breaking lease and requiring new lease but mistaking dates should be held valid where the combined intention was unmistakable, though on its own the mistaken statutory notice requiring new tenancy from wrong date would not stand. A statutory counter-notice had to be precisely correct since it exercised a defined function.


Gazette 01-Jul-1998, Times 14-Jul-1998


Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 26(2)


England and Wales


CitedMannai Investment Co Ltd v Eagle Star Assurance HL 21-May-1997
Minor Irregularity in Break Notice Not Fatal
Leases contained clauses allowing the tenant to break the lease by serving not less than six months notice to expire on the third anniversary of the commencement date of the term of the lease. The tenant gave notice to determine the leases on 12th . .
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Updated: 08 April 2022; Ref: scu.80761