The Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 applies to all covenants whether they are express, implied or imposed by law and whether or not the covenant has reference to the subject matter of the tenancy1. An assignee under a new tenancy acquires the benefit and takes the burden of all the covenants2. The assignor remains liable, and can sue, for breaches occurring before the assignment is made. However, the assignee is not liable in relation to any time prior to the assignment to him, so he is not liable for once-and-for-all breaches of covenant committed by the assignor3. An
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