In relation to an old tenancy1, except where released by the landlord the original tenant may be liable on all the express and implied covenants in the lease for breaches committed at any time during the term of the lease2. His liability is to the landlord for the time being because on a transfer of the reversion all rights of action attached to the reversion pass to the transferee including the right to sue for an existing breach of covenant3. The liability of the original tenant to the transferee of the reversion exists even though the tenant assigned the
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