343. Court's power to grant relief.

After a notice is served on a lessee1 relating to the internal decorative repairs to a house or other building, he may apply to the court for relief; and, if the court is satisfied that the notice is unreasonable, having regard to all the circumstances of the case including in particular the length of the lessee's term or interest remaining unexpired, it may by order wholly or partially relieve the lessee from liability for such repairs2. The above provisions do not, however, apply:

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    (1)     where the liability arises under an express covenant or agreement to put the property in