Service of notice to quit on agent living at the property

In Tanham v Nicholson ((1871 – 72) L.R. 5 H.L. 561, HL) L served notice to quit on T’s daughter who lived at the property. She could be thought of as T’s agent. She never told her father of the notice and it was destroyed soon after service. She knew of the contents of the notice. It was held that the notice had been validly served. The agent living at the property has implied (ostensible?) authority to accept service.

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