265. Eviction.

The tenant is not liable for rent accruing due after1 he has been evicted from the premises either by the landlord, or by a person lawfully claiming by title paramount2, so long as the eviction continues and he has not been reinstated (although, as a trespasser, he will be liable for damages)3.

It is not necessary that there should be an actual physical expulsion from any part of the premises to amount to an eviction. Any wrongful act of a permanent character done by the landlord or his agent with the intention of depriving the tenant of the enjoyment of