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Landlord and Tenant Act 1987

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Tenants' Rights of First Refusal-Preliminary

    1. 1.Qualifying tenants to have rights of first refusal on disposals by landlord

    2. 2.Landlords for the purposes of Part I

    3. 3.Qualifying tenants

    4. 4.Relevant disposals

    5. Notices conferring rights of first refusal

      1. 5.Requirement to serve notice conferring rights of first refusal

      2. 6.Acceptance of landlord's offer

      3. 7.Rejection of landlord's offer: counter-offer by tenants

      4. 8.Fresh offer by landlord: further negotiations between parties

      5. 9.Withdrawal of either party from transaction

      6. 10.Lapse of landlord's offer

    6. Enforcement by tenants of rights against new landlords

      1. 11.Duty of new landlord to furnish particulars of disposal made in contravention of Part I

      2. 12.Right of qualifying tenants to compel sale etc. by new landlord

      3. 13.Determination by rent assessment committees of questions relating to purchase notices

      4. 14.Withdrawal of nominated person from transaction

      5. 15.Right of qualifying tenants to compel grant of new tenancy by superior landlord

    7. Enforcement by tenants of rights against subsequent purchasers Section

      1. 16.Right of qualifying tenants to compel sale etc. by subsequent purchaser

    8. Termination of rights against new landlords etc

      1. 17.Termination of rights against new landlord or subsequent purchaser

    9. Notices served by prospective purchasers

      1. 18.Notices served by prospective purchasers to ensure that rights of first refusal do not arise

    10. Supplementary

      1. 19.Enforcement of obligations under Part I

      2. 20.Construction of Part I and power of Secretary of State to prescribe modifications

  3. Part II Appointment of Managers by the Court

    1. 21.Tenant's right to apply to court for appointment of manager

    2. 22.Preliminary notice by tenant

    3. 23.Application to court for appointment of manager

    4. 24.Appointment of manager by the court

  4. Part III Compulsory Acquisition by Tenants of Their Landlord's Interest

    1. 25.Compulsory acquisition of landlord's interest by qualifying tenants

    2. 26.Qualifying tenants

    3. 27.Preliminary notice by tenants

    4. 28.Applications for acquisition orders

    5. 29.Conditions for making acquisition orders

    6. 30.Content of acquisition orders

    7. 31.Determination of terms by rent assessment committees

    8. 32.Discharge of existing mortgages

    9. 33.Acquisition order where landlord cannot be found

    10. 34.Discharge of acquisition order and withdrawal by tenants

  5. Part IV Variation of Leases-Applications relating to flats

    1. 35.Application by party to lease for variation of lease

    2. 36.Application by respondent for variation of other leases

    3. 37.Application by majority of parties for variation of leases

    4. Orders varying leases

      1. 38.Orders by the court varying leases

      2. 39.Effect of orders varying leases: applications by third parties

    5. Applications relating to dwellings other than flats

      1. 40.Application for variation of insurance provisions of lease of dwelling other than a flat

  6. Part V Management of Leasehold Property-Service charges

    1. 41.Amendments relating to service charges

    2. 42.Service charge contributions to be held in trust

    3. Insurance

      1. 43.Rights of tenants with respect to insurance

    4. Managing agents

      1. 44.Recognised tenants' associations to be consulted about managing agents

    5. Management by registered housing associations

      1. 45.Extension of permissible objects of registered housing associations as regards the management of leasehold property

  7. Part VI Information to be Furnished to Tenants

    1. 46.Application of Part VI, etc

    2. 47.Landlord's name and address to be contained in demands for rent etc

    3. 48.Notification by landlord of address for service of notices

    4. 49.Extension of circumstances in which notices are sufficiently served

    5. 50.Continuation of former landlord's liability to tenant where no notice of assignment

    6. 51.Right of tenant to search proprietorship register for landlord's name and address

  8. Part VII General-52. Jurisdiction of county courts

    1. 53.Regulations and orders

    2. 54.Notices

    3. 55.Application to Isles of Scilly

    4. 56.Crown land

    5. 57.Financial provision

    6. 58.Exempt landlords and resident landlords

    7. 59.Meaning of "lease", "long lease" and related expressions

    8. 60.General interpretation

    9. 61.Consequential amendments and repeals

    10. 62.Short title, commencement and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Discharge of mortgages etc.: supplementary provisions

      1. PART I Discharge in pursuance of purchase notices

      2. Part II Discharge in pursuance of acquisition orders

    2. Schedule 2

      Amendments relating to service charges

    3. Schedule 3

      Rights of tenants with respect to insurance

    4. Schedule 4

      Consequential amendments

    5. Schedule 5

      Repeals

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