303. Lessor's statutory obligation to repair: whole buildings.

In a lease of a dwelling house to which the repairing obligations implied by the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 apply1, and which is granted on or after 24 October 1961 for a term of less than seven years2, there is implied a covenant3 by the lessor4:


    (1)     to keep in repair the structure and exterior5 of the dwelling house (including drains, gutters and external pipes)6;


    (2)     to keep in repair and proper working order the installations in the dwelling house for the supply of water, gas and electricity and for sanitation (including basins, sinks, baths and sanitary conveniences,