Retail Leases Act 1994 No 46
Historical version for 1 January 2005 to 30 June 2005 (accessed 27 November 2014 at 00:51) Current version
Part 5Section 42

42   Lessor may reserve right to refuse sublease, mortgage

A retail shop lease may contain a provision which allows the lessor to refuse in the lessor’s absolute discretion:
(a)  consent to the grant of a sublease, licence or concession in respect of the whole or any part of the shop, or
(b)  consent to the lessee parting with possession of the whole or any part of the shop, or
(c)  consent to the lessee mortgaging or otherwise charging or encumbering the lessee’s estate or interest in the lease.
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