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Construing Repairing Covenants in Leases

Construing Repairing Covenants in Leases

Pawlowski, Mark ORCID: 0000-0002-5473-5809 (2015) Construing Repairing Covenants in Leases. Landlord and Tenant Review, 19 (1). pp. 37-43. ISSN 1365-8018

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Problems of interpretation arise frequently in the context of a repairing covenant in a lease where the parties have sought to define their respective obligations in regard to the maintenance and upkeep of the demised premises. This article attempts to set out the general principles adopted by the courts in construing repairing covenants in leases and outline the legal meaning of particular words and phrases commonly used in such covenants.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: interpretation, leases, repairing covenants, principles of construction, joint and several liability, decorative repairs, extent of demised premises
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > Law & Criminology Research Group
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2016 10:51
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