If a question as to the rights and liabilities of the parties to an agreement for a lease, or to a lease which is not effective to create a legal estate1, arises in a court which has jurisdiction to order specific performance2, and if the agreement between the parties is one of which specific performance will be ordered3, then the parties are treated as having the same rights and as being subject to the same liabilities as if a valid lease had been granted. Consequently, the tenant is entitled as against the grantor to hold the premises for the
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