There can be no set-off by a tenant against a distress.
(1818) 3 Madd 203
Cited – British Anzani (Felixstowe) Ltd v International Marine Management (UK) Ltd ChD 19-Dec-1978
Money expended by a tenant on discharging his landlord’s covenants will in appropriate circumstances operate as a partial or a complete discharge so as to furnish a defence at law to a claim for unpaid rent; and where the tenant has suffered damage . .
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Landlord and Tenant
Updated: 01 May 2022; Ref: scu.247745