Lex Services plc v Johns: 1990

References: [1990] 1 EGLR 92
Ratio: The section in the earlier Act was modified to give effect to the 1978 Act.
Statutes: Landlord and Tenant Act 1927 23, Interpretation Act 1978 7
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
This case is cited by:

  • Explained – Beanby Estates Ltd v Egg Stores (Stamford Hill) Ltd ChD (Times 15-May-03, Gazette 03-Jul-03, [2003] 21 EG 190)
    The landlord had served a notice under the 1954 Act. The tenant served a counter notice, but the question was whether he was late, or out of time.
    Held: The combination of the various provisions meant that the landlord’s notice had irrevocably . .
  • Per incuriam – C A Webber (Transport) Ltd v Railtrack plc CA (Times 05-Aug-03)
    A notice served under s25 of the 1954 Act, being sent by recorded delivery to the tenant at its place of abode, was irrebuttably deemed to have been served on the day it was posted. Section 23 of the 1927 Act operated to disapply section 7 of the . .

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Last Update: 15 June 2020
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