42. Relief against forfeiture for non-payment of rent

(1) In any action in the Court of First Instance for the forfeiture of a lease for nonpayment of rent, the Court shall have power to grant relief against forfeiture in a summary manner.
(2) Where the lessee or a person deriving title under him is granted relief under this section, he shall hold the demised premises in accordance with the terms of the lease without the necessity for a new lease.