A minor can succeed to a statutory tenancy under the Rent Acts. A statutory tenancy is not an interest in land and a minor does have the capacity to contract for necessaries such as lodging.
 6 CL 217
Cited – Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames v Prince and Another CA 2-Dec-1998
The Borough’s tenant had died. His wife and daughter had lived with him, but the mother not for long enough to succeed to his tenancy. The daughter (aged thirteen) claimed to have done so having lived with him for three years.
Held: The 1985 . .
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Updated: 04 May 2022; Ref: scu.259629