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What is the difference between 'tenant at sufferance' and 'tenant by holding over'?

- by Mr. Ravikumar, Malleswaram

If after expiry of the period of tenancy or after determination, a tenant continues in possession without landlord's consent, the said person (tenant) holds the property as tenant at sufferance having no interest. For his ejectment no notice is necessary. But a tenant by holding over is different. To be tenant by holding over he is to continue in possession after the efflux of time with the consent express or implied of  the owner. It is a creature to bilateral consensual act. It is not created by unilateral intendment.


These are all the legal questions answered by Advocate S.Selvakumar in various magazines, in various occasion including realestate reporter monthly.