LRC Reports

The Commercial Tenancy Act (1989)

Keywords: tenancy; Commercial Tenancy Act; landlord; tenant; apportionment; distress; bankruptcy; commercial; contract; subtenancy; agreement; covenant; lease; assignment; future rent; rent; loss; procedure; re-entry; occupation; land; damages; equity; liability; breach; trustee; forfeiture; possession; interesse termini; relief; overholding

The Commercial Tenancy Act governs a number of aspects of the relationship between commercial tenants and their landlords. The Act has aged considerably with both the subject matter and language requiring modernization. The key issues relating to the Act are thoroughly examined, and suggestions for reform are critically considered.

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