notice to quit


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notice to quit

A legal notice to a tenant to vacate the premises; one of the steps in an eviction process.

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Brenda Bedford is leaving Standard House after |she was given notice to quit by her landlord
Under ministers' plans to reform the private rental sector, the notice to quit would be linked to how long the tenant has lived in the property.
A priest suspended and given notice to quit his parish house for claiming there was a "gay mafia" in the Catholic Church faces another stage in his legal battle.
Caplette, had told the newspaper his client did not violate the lease, disputed the manager's authority to issue the notice to quit -- because the Airport Commission runs the airport -- and alleged the town interfered with two sub-tenants, essentially evicting the management of the airport restaurant.
They also held a protest yesterday after receiving the letter giving notice to quit.
WE WROTE: Devastated retailers say they have nowhere to go after being given a week's notice to quit their Thornaby home.
My 56-year-old mother-in-law was given notice to quit her three-bedroom council house in the Old Fold area by Labour controlled Gateshead Council.
The situation adds to the uncertainty for some 50 media-related businesses on the site, many of which have been given notice to quit.
The travellers were given a notice to quit or face court action at the end of last week after a convoy of 25 vehicles drove onto the fields, damaging a youth football club's pitch.
Having exceeded the length of their contractual term they were served notice to quit and the city took possession of the premises.
The victim was shocked and distressed, worried about what would have happened if a child or a lone female had been present at the time, and he had since given the landlord notice to quit.
Alternatively a Notice To Quit could be issued just after four weeks, if tenants have failed to hand over the rent cheque on the due date.