352. Claim for damages during term.

Damages for a breach of a covenant or agreement to keep or put premises in repair during the currency 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. The reversion to be considered is that expectant upon the existing lease and not that expectant on a reversionary lease to take effect on a future day3. In practice,