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    WE issued a 12 month AST to our tenants in february with a specific 6 month break clause-6 months are up on 9th August.

    We wish to impose the break clause as one of the joint tenants is a scallywag ,and they are behind(but not two months) with their rent ).

    What format does our notice of invoking break clause need to take-will a recorded letter suffice ? 0r is their a specific 'document 'that we need to issue.
    Any templates available ?

    many thanks in anticipation

    If you want possesion you will need to serve the appropriate 2 months notice. Do a search under Section 21 and you should find some information.


      There is no fixed form as notice needs to comply with the terms of the break clause. A section 21 notice may suffice, but may not.


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