Norris (T/a J Davis and Son) v Checksfield: CA 23 Apr 1991

The employee occupied a dwelling belonging to his employer and for the better performance of his duties. He was summarily dismissed for misconduct.
Held: The 1977 Act did not apply, and the owner had not been obliged to give a notice under the 1977 Act. He did not occupy the premises under a periodic tenancy even though he paid a reduce and regular rent. The term of the licence was that of his employment.


[1991] 4 All ER 327, Times 23-Apr-1991


Protection from Eviction Act 1977 8


England and Wales

Landlord and Tenant

Updated: 20 May 2022; Ref: scu.259634