§ 8.—(1) This section applies where a landlord serves an offer notice on the qualifying tenants of the constituent flat and—
- (a) an acceptance notice is duly served on him, and
- (b) a person is duly nominated for the purposes of section 6, by the requisite majority of qualifying tenants of the constituent flats.
§ (2) Subject to the following provisions of this Part, the landlord shall not dispose of the protected interest except to the nominated person.
§ (3) The landlord shall, within the period of one month beginning with the date of service of notice of nomination, either—
- (a) serve notice on the nominated person indicating an intention no longer to proceed with the disposal of the protected interest, or
- (b) be obliged to proceed in accordance with the following provisions of this Part.
§ (4) A notice under subsection (3)(a) is a notice of withdrawal for the purposes of section 9B(2) to (4) (consequences of notice of withdrawal by landlord).
§ (5) Nothing in this section shall be taken as prejudicing the application of the provisions of this Part to any further offer. notice served by the landlord on the qualifying tenants of the constituent flats.