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Modern law of landlord and tenant in Nigeria

Uche J. Osimiri

Modern law of landlord and tenant in Nigeria

by Uche J. Osimiri

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Published by Pam Unique Publishers in Port Harcourt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Landlord and tenant -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementUche J. Osimiri.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA689 .O83 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationlix, 429 p. ;
      Number of Pages429
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1210768M
      ISBN 10978316340X, 9783163418
      LC Control Number94206876
      OCLC/WorldCa31261693

        This state of affairs has prompted renewed interest in the ejectment action, a common-law remedy for real property owners that predates the modern landlord-tenant summary proceeding. The relationship between tenants and landlords In Nigeria has reached a very significant stage in the modern day society in Nigeria, thus there is a need to know and review the effect of the relationship between the landlord and the tenant on residential properties.

      The only book of its kind, Every Tenant's Legal Guide find a great home and landlord know your rights when it comes to pets fight improper rent increases and late fees get a landlord to make repairs pronto withhold rent without getting into legal trouble protect your privacy fight illegal discrimination handle roommate problems deal with lead paint, mold, asbestos and bed bugs break a lease. Falcon Chambers specialises in litigation and advice on all aspects of the law of property and matters relating to it. Falcon Chambers is regarded as one of the leading sets for property litigation and commercial property, as well as landlord and tenant and agricultural law.

      According to the Lagos State Tenancy Law , a tenant includes a sub-tenant or any person occupying any premises whether by payment of rent howsoever or by operation of law and not persons unlawfully occupying any premises under a bona fide claim to be the owner [4].Undoubtedly, in a valid claim for damages for use and occupation, a tenancy which may be contractual or statutory [5] must . The Law of Landlord and Tenant | The Making of the Modern Law: Legal Treatises, includes o analytical, theoretical and practical works on American and British Law. It includes the writings of major legal theorists, including Sir Edward Coke, Sir William Blackstone, James Fitzjames Stephen, Frederic William Maitland, John Marshall, Joseph Story, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


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Modern law of landlord and tenant in Nigeria by Uche J. Osimiri Download PDF EPUB FB2

In fact, the law in Nigeria favors the tenant than the landlord. This is because of the constant harassment and unfair treatment of tenants by landlords. There are three types of tenancies in Nigeria but the most popular type of tenancy in Nigeria is the periodic tenancy which is the topic of discussion in this article.

Step 2: if the tenant still refuses to vacate your building, serve him with a notice of owners intention to apply to recover notice informs the tenant of the intention of the landlord to apply to court and recover the premises from the tenant.

It is given for 7 days, within which the tenant must vacate or prepare to go to court. The Landlord’s Lawyer gives it to the Tenant’s Lawyer for a review and if the tenant’s Lawyer Modern law of landlord and tenant in Nigeria book of the opinion that his client is at a disadvantage, he can point out the part he feels dissatisfied for immediate amendments.

For an agreement to create the relationship between a landlord and tenant, it must contain the following: 1. The various statutes governing the relationship of Landlord and Tenant in Nigeria moved from the common law approach where contractual occupation is a pre requisite before a tenant is classified as a statutory tenant to the criteria of lawful.

History. The landlord-tenant relationship is defined by existence of a leasehold estate. Traditionally, the only obligation of the landlord in the United States was to grant the estate to the tenant, although in England and Wales, it has been clear since that a Landlord must put a tenant into possession.

Modern landlord-tenant law includes a number of other rights and duties held by both. Obligations of Landlords under Extant Laws in Nigeria and England Jonathan Ekperusi, ESQ.* Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria Abstract: The rights and obligations of landlords in Nigeria have been affected by a series of legislative interventions and case law over the years.

Every State in Nigeria has its own Landlord and Tenant Law. (ii) the tenant has deprived the landlord of premises under this Law and upon an application made by summons by the landlord, the court is satisfied that the landlord was so deprived by the tenant intentionally providing false information; the court shall order the tenant to pay reasonable compensation to such landlord.

Appeals. Uzochukwu () 1 SCNJ atthe Supreme Court of Nigeria held that resort to self-help by the landlord to evict a tenant who is in lawful occupation is not within the purview of the provisions of the Recovery of Premises Law and that such a landlord renders himself liable to the tenant in trespass.

A landlord tenant agreement is a consumer contract between the property owner and renter. A landlord and tenant also have a relationship based on the property owner giving the tenant exclusive possession of the rental property.

Landlord-Tenant law is governed by federal, state and local laws. There are also important court decisions and. Under section 37 of the Landlord and Tenant Act (LTA ), the tenant is entitled to statutory financial compensation for the disturbance to their rights of security of tenure where: • the landlord relies on one or more ‘no fault/compensation grounds’; and • one of the three compensation cases under LTAs 37(1A)–(1C) applies.

Landlord and Tenant Actsection 5D OFFER NOTICE. To: [[name of tenant] OR The qualifying tenant of [address of flat]] of [address of flat] YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS NOTICE CONTAINS IMPORTANT LEGAL RIGHTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF YOU AND OTHER QUALIFYING TENANTS UNDER THE LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT AND YOU SHOULD SEEK URGENT LEGAL.

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ABSTRACT This work deals with the law governing landlord and tenant relationship in Nigeria. The aim is to state the law as it stands at present, and to identify any aspects which need to be modified in order to better serve the ends of Justice.

This. Key words: Tenancy Law, Landlord, Tenant, Nigeria, Landlord and Tenant Relationship. On a final note, the law of commercial transactions h as also, in modern times, wriggled its way into the.

Modern landlord‐tenant law includes a number of other rights and duties held by both landlords and tenants. The relationship of landlord and tenant arises where one person, who possesses either a freehold or leasehold property interest expressly or impliedly grants to another, an estate in that property which is less than the freehold.

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Go Search Hello Select your address. recovery of premises in nigeria: an assessment of the relationship of landlord and tenant law Article (PDF Available) January w Reads How we measure 'reads'. The relationship between tenants and landlords In Nigeria has reached a very significant stage in the modern day society in Nigeria, thus there is a need to know and review the effect of the relationship between the landlord and the tenant on residential properties.

this work focuses on the evolution and development of tenancy law in. Lex Artifex LLP., provides a wide range of timely and cost-efficient integrated legal solutions to its clients both internationally and in firm’s practice areas include corporate and commercial law, regulatory compliance, due diligence, real estate, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, investment advisory, taxation, company secretarial services, debt recovery, shipping.However, this work focuses on the evolution and development of tenancy law in Nigeria, with particular reference to the rent Control and Residential Premises Edict, Law of Anambra State Nigeria The orientation of the course is strongly practical to suit the relationships that co-exist between a tenant and landlord in Nigeria.

The eighteenth edition of this classic work on land law has been fully updated and revised to ensure that it presents the modern law of real property - the land law of the twenty-first century - whilst setting the modern law in the context of its historical foundations.

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