1. General principles that govern the relationship of landlord and tenant.

A relationship of landlord and tenant arises when one person ('the landlord') grants to another ('the tenant') a right to the exclusive possession of land1 for a term less than that which the landlord has in the land2. The grant must be either for a period which is subject to a definite limit originally (as in the case of a lease for a term of years certain) or for a period which, although originally indefinite, may be made subject to a definite limit by either party as of right by that party giving appropriate notice to the other (for