38Interpretation and exceptionsE+W+S
(1)This section applies for the purposes of this Part.
(2)A reference to premises is a reference to the whole or part of the premises.
(3)A reference to disposing of premises includes, in the case of premises subject to a tenancy, a reference to—
(a)assigning the premises,
(b)sub-letting them, or
(c)parting with possession of them.
(4)A reference to disposing of premises also includes a reference to granting a right to occupy them.
(5)A reference to disposing of an interest in a commonhold unit includes a reference to creating an interest in a commonhold unit.
(6)A reference to a tenancy is to a tenancy created (whether before or after the passing of this Act)—
(a)by a lease or sub-lease,
(b)by an agreement for a lease or sub-lease,
(c)by a tenancy agreement, or
(d)in pursuance of an enactment,
and a reference to a tenant is to be construed accordingly.
(7)A reference to commonhold land, a commonhold association, a commonhold community statement, a commonhold unit or a unit-holder is to be construed in accordance with the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002.
(8)Schedule 4 (reasonable adjustments) has effect.
(9)Schedule 5 (exceptions) has effect.