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(1)The following requirements must be met in relation to an offer notice where the disposal consists of entering into a contract to create or transfer an estate or interest in land.
(2)The notice must contain particulars of the principal terms of the disposal proposed by the landlord, including in particular—
(a)the property, and the estate or interest in that property, to which the contract relates,
(b)the principal terms of the contract (including the deposit and consideration required).
(3)The notice must state that the notice constitutes an offer by the landlord to enter into a contract on those terms which may be accepted by the requisite majority of qualifying tenants of the constituent flats.
(4)The notice must specify a period within which that offer may be so accepted, being a period of not less than two months which is to begin with the date of service of the notice.
(5)The notice must specify a further period of not less than two months within which a person or persons may be nominated by the tenants under section 6.
(6)This section does not apply to the grant of an option or right of pre-emption (see section 5C).]
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