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Leasehold Reform Act 1967

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2(1)Where an order for possession is made, the tenancy shall determine, and the compensation payable to the tenant by virtue of the order shall become payable, on such date as may, when the amount of that compensation is known, be fixed by order of the court made on the application either of the landlord or of the tenant.E+W

(2)An order of the court under this paragraph shall not fix a date earlier than the original term date of the tenancy, nor shall it fix a date less than four months or more than twelve months after the date of the order unless the court sees special reason for doing so; and in a case under section 18 of this Act an application to [F1the appropriate tribunal] to determine the amount of the compensation payable to the tenant shall not be made more than twelve months before the original term date.

(3)In fixing the date the court shall have regard to the conduct of the parties and, in a case under section 17 of this Act, to the extent to which the landlord has made reasonable preparations for proceeding with the redevelopment (including the obtaining of or preparations relating to the obtaining of any requisite permission or consent, whether from any authority whose permission or consent is required under any enactment or from the owner of an interest in any property).

(4)The court may by order direct that the whole or part of the compensation payable to the tenant shall be paid into court, i the court thinks it expedient so to do for the purpose of ensuring that the sum paid is available for meeting charges on the tenant’s interest in the house and premises, or for the purpose of division, or for any other purpose.

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