The court considered the meaning of the word ‘refer’ in the section.
Held: Words such as ‘deliver’ or ‘present’ ordinarily require that the transfer shall be completed. Words like ‘send’ or ‘despatch’ do not. The argument on the word ‘referred’, suggest that its meaning is imprecise, and that it is much coloured, as meaning either ‘send’ or ‘present,’ according to the context. The court sought assistance from the regulations underlying the section. In this context, it meant ‘sent’ and a matter had bee referred once the application was sent and whether or not it was received.
(1977) ICR 560
Cited – Regina on the Application of Lester v The London Rent Assessment Committee CA 12-Mar-2003
The court faced the question of, whether if a landlord serves a notice on an assured tenant under section 13(2) of the Act proposing an increase in rent, that will be the rent unless, before the beginning of the new period specified in the notice . .
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Updated: 28 April 2022; Ref: scu.179769