STATE HOUSING CORPORATION (EJECTMENT) ACT - 1970 (ACT 322)

    Section - 1 - Power to Determine Lease on Failure to Pay Rent, Etc

    (1) Where any person to whom any premises have been let by the State Housing Corporation (in this Act referred to as "the Corporation") fails for a period exceeding one month to pay to the Corporation the rent or any part thereof in respect of the said premises, then the Corporation may by notice in writing served on that person request him within two weeks after the service of the notice to pay to the Corporation all arrears of rent due in respect of the premises indicating in the notice that it will take steps to terminate the lease under which the premises were let to him upon failure to comply with the request.

    (2) Where a person fails to comply with a notice served under subsection (1) of this section the Corporation may by a further notice in writing served on him terminate the said lease.

    (3) Where any person to whom any premises have been let by the Corporation sublets the premises or any part thereof, contrary to the terms of any lease, then the Corporation may by notice in writing served on him terminate the lease.

    (4) The Corporation may in addition to serving any notice as provided in the preceding subsection of this section cause a copy thereof to be served on any person for the time being occupying the premises in respect of which the notice is served.

    (5) This section applies to any failure to pay rent or any subletting of premises whether it occurred before or after the commencement of this Act.

    (6) In this Act "rent" includes an instalment of any capital sum required to be paid under an agreement providing for the hire-purchase of any premises and also any other sum liable to be paid to the Corporation under any lease.

    (7) Where any premises have been let under a hire-purchase contract and at least 80 per cent of the hire-purchase price or such other minimum percentage thereof as may be agreed between the Corporation and the tenant or buyer, has been paid or tendered by or on behalf of the hire-purchaser or tenant, the Corporation shall not enforce any right to recover possession of the premises or its right of re-entry otherwise than by court action.