273. Apportionment in respect of time.

Subject to any express agreement to the contrary1, rent (whether reserved or made payable under an instrument in writing or otherwise) is considered as accruing from day to day and is apportionable in respect of time accordingly2. The apportionment does not accelerate the time for payment of the apportioned part. In the case of a continuing rent, the apportioned part of any such rent becomes payable when the entire portion of which it forms a part becomes due and payable, and not before3. Apportionment is, however, allowed only of rent accruing due at the date of the event which