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Landlord and Tenant (War Damage) Act 1939

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Modification of Obligations to Repair

    1. 1.Relief from obligation to repair in cases of war damage

    2. 2.Supplementary provisions to be implied in leases and mortgages

    3. 3.Raising of money for making good war damage on settled land, and c

  3. Part II Disclaimer and Retention of Leases

    1. Notices affecting leaseholds

      1. 4.Power to disclaim leases or to retain on altered terms

      2. 5.Period for complying with notice to elect or serving notice to avoid disclaimer

      3. 6.Determination of disputes as to unfitness of premises

    2. Notices of disclaimer

      1. 7.Particulars to be included in notices of disclaimer, and c

      2. 8.Effect of notice of disclaimer

      3. 9.Power of court to modify effect of notice of disclaimer

    3. Notices of retention and notices to avoid disclaimer

      1. 10.Effect of notice of retention

      2. 11.Effect of notice to avoid disclaimer

      3. 12.Recurrence of war damage after service of notice

    4. Special provisions as to certain leases

      1. 13.Provision as to ground leases

      2. 14.Determination of question whether a lease is a ground lease

      3. 15.Provisions as to leases comprising two or more separate tenements

      4. 16.Power of landlord to recover possession of whole property comprised in ground lease or multiple lease

      5. 17.Exclusion of agricultural and mining leases

  4. Part III Miscellaneous and General

    1. 18.Extension of powers as to restrictive covenants in certain cases

    2. 19.Provision as to agricultural and mining leases

    3. 20.Provision as to notices

    4. 21.Contracting out forbidden

    5. 22.Application to the Crown

    6. 23.Provisions as to county courts

    7. 24.Interpretation

    8. 25.Provision as to Northern Ireland

    9. 26.Short title and extent

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