covenant to repair


covenant to repair
An express agreement in a lease binding the lessee to surrender the premises upon the expiration of the lease in a designated condition of repair. 32 Am J1st L & T § 803; a covenant by the lessor to repair the premises after injury thereto by fire or the elements. 32 Am J1st L & T § 709.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • usual covenant — noun 1. : one of the covenants for title usually inserted in a deed conveying land to secure to the grantee the benefit of the title purported to be conveyed 2. : a covenant by the lessor for quiet enjoyment so far as concerns his own acts and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep in repair — When a lessee is bound to keep the premises in repair, he must have them in repair at all times during the term; and, if they are at any time out of repair, he is guilty of a breach of the covenant. See habitability …   Black's law dictionary


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