Prima facie the occupier of premises is the person liable to third persons for a nuisance existing on or arising from the premises1. The landlord is not liable for any nuisance caused by the tenant by reason of the manner in which the premises are used by the latter2; but, apart from a nuisance caused in that way, the landlord is liable for the existence of a nuisance upon premises which are in the occupation of his tenant where:
(1) he has let the premises or bought the reversion with a nuisance existing upon them, of the existence of
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