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Section 21(1.b/4.a) of the Housing Act 1988 - Fixed Tenancy / Periodic Tenancy - Notices To Quit

  • Statutory means of ending an AST
  • Form 6A has replaced section 21,4,A and section 21.1.B
  • Formerly:
    • a) Following the end of a tenancy s21.4.A  Periodic
    • b) before the end of a tenancy s21.1.B  Fixed
    • and
  • Both Notices have similar rules requiring different notice periods and
  • are mandatory in that a judge has no discretion and
    • must grant the eviction order,
  • Post tenancy the notice period is related to the rent payment date.

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Published: 11 November 2013 Last Updated: 5 December 2021