Notice from the landlord to enter the premises must be given to the tenant. Minimum periods of notice vary according to the reason for access:
- Routine inspections – 7 days notice in writing (cl 79);
- By prospective tenants during 21 days preceding end of tenancy – 24 hours notice (cl 80);
- By prospective purchasers (once the landlord has notified tenant in writing of intention to sell) – 24 hours notice (cl 81);
- Making or inspecting repairs – 7 days notice, having regard to the interests of the tenant. For urgent repairs there must be ‘reasonable’ notice (cl 82).