752. Meaning of 'premium'.

'Premium' includes:

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    (1)     any fine or other like sum1;

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    (2)     any other pecuniary consideration in addition to rent2; and

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    (3)     any sum paid by way of a deposit3, other than one which does not exceed one-sixth of the annual rent and is reasonable in relation to the potential liability in respect of which it is paid4.

'Premium' has been judicially defined as a cash payment made to the landlord and representing, or supposed to represent, the capital value of the difference between the actual rent and the best rent that might otherwise be obtained5. It is now settled, however, that