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Tenant Right

English Law: Tenant Right in the Past

In leases from the crown, corporations or the church, it is usual to grant a further term to the old tenants in preference to strangers, and, as this expectation is seldom disappointed, such tenants are considered as baying an ulterior interest beyond their subsisting term; and this interest is called the tenant (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia) right. Bac. Ab. Leases and Terms for years, U. [1]


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  1. Partialy, this information about tenant right is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. There is a list of terms of the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, including tenant right.

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Concept of Tenant-right

Traditional meaning of tenant-right [1] in the English common law history: A kind of customary estate in the North of England and Ireland dependent on the right to renewal of leases.


Notes and References

  1. Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, “Tenant-right”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term and/or definition may be absolete. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary, based on a glossary of terms, included Tenant-right.

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  • Article Name: Tenant Right
  • Author: Sophia Russell
  • Description: English Law: Tenant Right in the Past In leases from the crown, corporations or the church, it is usual to grant a further [...]

This entry was last updated: September 28, 2020


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