C-50 - Act to promote conciliation between lessees and property-owners

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39. The administrator must cancel the lease and allow the eviction of the lessee if one of the following facts is proved to him:
(a)  that the lessee is more than three weeks in arrears in the payment of his rent and the said rent has not been paid prior to hearing before the administrator;
(b)  that the lessee, a member of his family or any other person under his control or living with him behaves on the leased premises in such a way as to constitute, in the opinion of the administrator, a serious source of annoyance to the owner or to the neighbours;
(c)  that the premises are occupied for immoral purposes or contrary to any law or regulation of public order;
(d)  that the lessee continues in occupation of the premises more than three days after the date when he should have vacated the same pursuant to an agreement in writing made subsequently to his lease;
(e)  that the house has become crowded in consequence of the admission of occupants who are not members of the lessee’s family, to the point of exposing the occupants of such house to serious physical or moral perils;
(f)  that the lessee, without the owner’s permission, has converted the leased premises into a rooming-house as defined by the regulations of the Commission;
(g)  that the house concerned has been acquired by a municipal, school or ecclesiastical corporation or by a teaching or hospitalization institution and that the purchaser wants to use same, and it is a sine qua non condition, for public, educational or hospitalization purposes. The administrator may decree that cancellation of the lease shall only take effect at the expiry of a delay which shall not exceed thirty days, except by consent of the parties;
(h)  that the lessee or persons for whom he is responsible deteriorate the leased premises, volontarily or through neglect.
1950-51, c. 20, s. 25; 1951-52, c. 17, s. 10; 1952-53, c. 9, s. 7; 1957-58, c. 7, s. 7; 1962, c. 56, s. 8; 1974, c. 76, s. 12.