Battles about Chattels Part 4 of 4 Chattels – The General Rule Nearly every lease has an express covenant by the tenant to yield up possession at the end of the term. Even if there is no express covenant, there will be an implied obligation to deliver up vacant possession when the lease ends. This […]
What is a tenant’s obligation if a chattel is let with the building?
Battles about Chattels Part 3 of 4 The tenant’s obligations in respect of chattels let with the building e.g. carpets which are not fixtures will depend entirely on the terms of the lease; it is not possible to give any general guidance. They may be referred to in the lease expressly, or as “fittings” (see […]
Is it a Fixture?
What is a fixture or chattel?
Battles about Chattels Part 1 of 4 Classification – chattels, fixtures, landlord’s fixtures, tenant’s fixtures, fittings, part of the building If you visit an office building you will see a variety of things that, at one time or another, have been brought to the land. At one extreme there is the structure of the building […]