After a lease has come to an end, the landlord may still bring a claim on the covenant to yield up the premises in repair. Damages for breach of a covenant or agreement to leave or put premises in repair at the termination of a lease1 (whether such covenant or agreement is expressed or implied, and whether general or specific) may in no case exceed the amount (if any) by which the value of the reversion (whether immediate or not) in the premises is diminished owing to the breach of that covenant or agreement2. In particular, no damages may
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