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Cite as:  WLR(D) 490,  3 WLR 1600,  AC 1336,  1 All ER 834,  BLGR 898,  HLR 7,  UKSC 63,  1 AC 1336
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 UKSC 63
On appeal from:  EWCA Civ 12
Andrew Arden QC
(Instructed by ARKrights Solicitors)
Ranjit Bhose QC
Dean M Underwood
(Instructed by Dacorum Borough Council Legal Departmnent)
Martin Chamberlain QC
(Instructed by Treasury Solicitors)
LORD NEUBERGER: (with whom Lady Hale, Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson, Lord Carnwath, Lord Toulson and Lord Hodge agree)
The factual background
"92.You must notify us in writing at least four clear rent weeks ahead of your intention to terminate the tenancy which should end at midnight on a Sunday."
The agreement also stated that as regards "Ending joint tenancies":
"100. Where either joint tenant wishes to terminate their interest in a tenancy they must terminate the full tenancy as in (92) above.
101. We will then decide whether any of the other joint tenants can remain in the property or be offered more suitable accommodation."
Discussion: article 8