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Tenancy and eviction rights of basic protection and excluded occupiers

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Categories of occupiers with basic protection and excluded occupiers, their rights, requirements for notices and eviction.

Occupiers with basic protection

The main categories of occupiers with basic protection who cannot be evicted without obtaining a court order.. 

Tenant ends a basic protection tenancy/licence

Eviction of occupiers with basic protection and notices if an occupier wants to leave depend on whether they have a periodic or a fixed-term agreement. 

Landlord ends a basic protection tenancy

Ending a tenancy with basic protection and evicting a tenant with basic protection including service occupiers.  

Excluded occupiers

The main categories of excluded occupiers who can be lawfully evicted without the landlord obtaining a possession order. 

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