Updated gov.uk guide to possession process, England & Wales

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  • theartfullodger
    Originally posted by MdeB View Post

    Is it possible to withdraw a notice?

    I think landlord can choose which of (say) valid 21 or s8 notices they take forward to court, if court will permit.

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  • jpkeates
    Originally posted by MdeB View Post
    Is it possible to withdraw a notice?
    I don't think there's anything specific that says you can't.
    So, on the basis that anything not forbidden is allowed, possibly.

    If you said to a tenant, ignore the notice I sent to you, I don't plan to act on it, you'd expect that the tenant should be able to rely on that.

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  • theartfullodger
    I have no expectation this government would get things right. There's acres of evidence they get things wrong. Worst government in my 72 years

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  • MdeB
    Some of it doesn't sound right to me
    You should bear in mind that, in an Assured Shorthold Tenancy, a tenant has a minimum of 6 monthsā€™ security. This means that the court will not make a possession order which takes effect before the tenancy has been in place for 6 months.
    S7(6) HA 1988 appears to say otherwise.

    If a landlord wishes to serve a new notice in order to take advantage of the new shorter notice periods required for certain serious cases, they should, where they are issuing a new notice of the same type, withdraw the first notice before they serve a new notice.
    Is it possible to withdraw a notice?

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  • Updated gov.uk guide to possession process, England & Wales


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