Landlord's right of re-entry

A landlord's right of re-entry for non-payment of rent is not a security and the landlord is not a secured creditor for the purposes of the Insolvency Act 1986. Such a right is also not a remedy against the property of a bankrupt tenant because it does not remedy a breach of covenant but prevents the recurrence of a breach or gives the landlord relief from a defaulting tenant.


 

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