An instrument in writing, whereby A agreed to let premises to B, for seven, fourteen, or twentyone years (commencing at Christmas Day then next), at the option of B, at the yearly rent of 241., payable quarterly, the first payment to be made at the ensuing Lady-Day, free of rates and taxes; and whereby B. stipulated, if he should be desirous of putting an end to the agreement at either of the terms before specified, to give six months’ notice; and that he, B, should pay all the expences of preparing a lease for either of the terms above stated :-is a lease, and not a mere agreement for a lease.
(1834) 5 B and Ad 1042,  110 ER 1078,  EngR 472
England and Wales
Cited – Truro Diocesan Board of Finance Ltd v Foley CA 22-Oct-2008
The tenant appealed against a decision that a deed he had entered into with the claimant did not operate to give him the status of a protected or statutory tenancy.
Held: The tenant had had a full Rent Act tenancy. The Board claimed . .
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Updated: 02 May 2021; Ref: scu.296312