443. Form of transfer.

An assignment of the reversion to a lease must be by deed1. Under statute2, where land3 is subject to a lease, the conveyance of a reversion in the land expectant on the determination of the lease is valid without any attornment4 of the lessee5; but nothing in this provision:

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    (1)     affects the validity of any payment of rent by the lessee to the person making the conveyance before notice of the conveyance is given to him by the person entitled under it