The distinction is important for a number of reasons. In particular, a license is simply a personal and contractual authorization for the licensee to do something – to occupy the country in this context. A license does not confer ownership rights, cannot be assigned, and does not survive a change in ownership of the superior ownership/ownership. It is essential that a licence does not offer a guarantee of ownership and that, therefore, the position of a licensee is precarious. The British Property Federation has just published a licensing model for those who need to occupy new premises in the short term, due to increasing demands from the NHS and related organisations to help “in the fight against COVID-19”. The model is very useful and suitable for general use (not limited to medical purposes). A tenant can grant an occupancy license. With a lease, the lessor grants the tenant the exclusivity of the occupation. This means that the landlord cannot use or enter the property without the tenant`s consent, subject to the usual exclusions in a rental agreement, such as for example.

B the right to carry out inspections with prior notice. The agreement you have is very limited because you thought it was a simple license, so you did not indicate the usual conditions that would normally protect an owner in an AST. Thus, your tenant is not required to carry out repairs or fulfill other obligations. He or she has to destroy the place before you can take it out….