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mo_523 said: Posted on: 11/10/2011 00:00


I have come across and error on an AST which is detailed below, in summary the mistake is that the start date and the end date are the same ! I was about to issue a Section 8 (ground 8) but given the error, there's no fixed term and I can see the court using this as a technicality - any ideas or suggestions, ie. proceed straight to S21 but in that case, which one ?

AST details;

The Tenant shall take the Property for the sole occupation of the Tenant from 23/11/2010 to
23/11/2010 (the “Initial Term”) for a payment of £*** (the “Rent”) per weekly. The initial
payment of £*** is payable on 23/11/2010 and all subsequent payments are to be paid on the
contractual day of each month throughout the Initial Term.


Thanks

MO

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