82 Security of tenure.E+W
(1)A secure tenancy which is either—
(a)a weekly or other periodic tenancy, or
(b)a tenancy for a term certain but subject to termination by the landlord,
[F3(1A)The tenancy may be brought to an end by the landlord—
(i)an order of the court for the possession of the dwelling-house, and
(ii)the execution of the order,
(b)obtaining an order under subsection (3), or
(c)obtaining a demotion order under section 82A.
(2)In the case mentioned in subsection (1A)(a), the tenancy ends when the order is executed.]
F3(3)Where a secure tenancy is a tenancy for a term certain but with a provision for re-entry or forfeiture, the court shall not order possession of the dwelling-house in pursuance of that provision, but in a case where the court would have made such an order it shall instead make an order terminating the tenancy on a date specified in the order and section 86 (periodic tenancy arising on termination of fixed term) shall apply.
(4)Section 146 of the M1Law of Property Act 1925 (restriction on and relief against forfeiture), except subsection (4) (vesting in under-lessee), and any other enactment or rule of law relating to forfeiture, shall apply in relation to proceedings for an order under subsection (3) of this section as if they were proceedings to enforce a right of re-entry or forfeiture.
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