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Section 146 notice

A section 146 notice of the Law and Property Act 1925 is served by a landlord who wishes to commence forfeiture proceedings against a leaseholder following a breach of a lease. This notice must

The leaseholder is afforded a reasonable time to remedy the breach if it is capable of remedy following service of the section 146 notice.

Court proceedings cannot be commenced unless the leaseholder fails within a reasonable time to remedy the breach, if it is capable of remedy, and to make reasonable compensation in money for the breach, to the satisfaction of the landlord.

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