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Caroline Knowles-Ley

Chartered Legal Executive - Brighton & Hove

15th September 2021

New regulations for Residential Landlord & Tenant notices

New regulations for Residential Landlord & Tenant notices come into force

On 09 September 2021 new regulations were laid and come into force on 01 October 2021 which in effect put notice periods back to pre Coronavirus Act 2020 notice periods. Please see The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies and Notices) (Amendment and Suspension) (England) Regulations 2021.

The Regulations also provide a new prescribed Form 3 (Section 8) and Form 6A (Section 21) to the Assured Tenancies and Agricultural Occupancies (Forms)(England) Regulations 2015.

It should be noted that these changes on 01 October 2021 will not validate a pre 01 October 2021 notice with the incorrect notice period given or if the incorrect prescribed form was used.  Before serving notice it is wise to check you are using the correct version of Form 3 and/or 6A as there are incorrect versions out there! Please contact the Dispute Resolution team at Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP for further information.

Contact our dispute resolution lawyers in Brighton & Hove, Uckfield, Sevenoaks and Ashford

If you would like assistance or if you are seeking advice regarding this or any dispute matters, please contact Caroline Knowles-Ley on tel: 01273 766917 or email: carolineknowlesley@rixandkay.co.uk

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