Tanham v Nicholson: 1872

The tenant was mentally disabled. He lived in the house with his adult children. The landlord served a notice to quit at the premises by giving it to a daughter. She burned it and did not inform her father.
Held: The service was effective. It was the daughter’s duty to pass it to the father. A servant of the tenant on the premises is an implied agent of the tenant, unless there was evidence to the contrary.
Hatherley LC
(1872) LR 5 HL 561
England and Wales
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Updated: 19 July 2021; Ref: scu.245895