Section 35-9-5

Notice to terminate tenancy for term less than one year.

In all cases of tenancy by the month or for any other term less than one year, where the tenant holds over without special agreement, the landlord shall have the right to terminate the tenancy by giving the tenant 10 days' notice in writing of such termination, and the landlord upon giving said notice for said time shall be authorized without further notice to the tenant to recover possession of the rented premises in an action of unlawful detainer.

(Code 1923, §8822; Acts 1932, Ex. Sess., No. 13, p. 14; Code 1940, T. 31, §5.)