403. Discharge and modification of restrictive covenants.

Where the use of land or the right to build on it is restricted by covenant, the Upper Tribunal has power to discharge or modify the restriction under certain conditions1; and this power extends to restrictions affecting leasehold land let for more than 40 years after 25 years have expired2.

Where the buildings comprised in a ground lease3 or a multiple lease4 have been rendered unfit5 by war damage, the statutory provisions contained in the Law of Property Act 1925 relating to the discharge and modification of restrictive covenants6 have effect in relation to the land comprised in the lease,