311A. Fitness of rented residential accommodation for human habitation: England

In specified1 leases2 to which the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 s 9A applies of a dwelling in England, there is implied a covenant by the lessor3 that the dwelling is fit for human habitation at the time the lease is granted or otherwise created or, if later, at the beginning of the term of the lease, and will remain fit for human habitation during the term of the lease4. The implied covenant is not to be taken as requiring the lessor to (1) carry out works or repairs for which the lessee5 is liable by virtue of the