Savva v Hussein [1996]

Facts

  • A lessee erected signs on leased premises in breach of covenant
  • The lessor served a notice to quit on the lessee under s 146 of the Law of Property Act 1925, stating that the breach was incapable of remedy

Issue

  • Was the notice valid?

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • The breach was remediable, as was any other breach of a negative covenant (with the exception of the breach of a non-assignment covenant)
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