§ (1) This section applies where—
- (a) a secure tenant has claimed to exercise the right to buy, but
- (b) before the landlord has made to the tenant such a grant as is required by section 138(1) in respect of the claim, a final demolition notice is served on the tenant under paragraph 13 of Schedule 5.
§ (2) In such a case—
- (a) the tenant's claim ceases to be effective as from the time when the final demolition notice comes into force under that paragraph, and
- (b) section 138(1) accordingly does not apply to the landlord, in connection with the tenant's claim, at any time after the notice comes into force.
§ (3) Section 138C provides a right to compensation in certain cases where this section applies.