Keeves v Dunn: CA 1924

The court considred the meaing of the term ‘statutory tenancy’: ‘I think that it is a pity that that expression [‘statutory tenant’] was ever introduced. It is really a misnomer, for he is not a tenant at all; although he cannot be turned out of possession so long as he complies with the provisions of the statute, he has no estate or interest in the premises such as a tenant has.’

Judges:

Bankes LJ

Citations:

[1924] 1 KB 685

Cited by:

CitedWhite v Knowsley Housing Trust and Another CA 2-May-2007
The tenant was an assured tenant. She fell into arrears of rent and a possession order was made, but suspended on terms. The court considered whether she continued to be an assured tenant, and could assert a right to buy the property as an assured . .
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Landlord and Tenant

Updated: 01 May 2022; Ref: scu.251726