115. Payment of costs.

It was formerly a usage in the legal profession that, in the absence of any stipulation to the contrary, the lessor or his solicitor prepared the lease1, and it was the custom for the tenant to pay the landlord's costs.

However, statute now provides that, notwithstanding any custom to the contrary, a party to a lease2 is under no obligation to pay the whole or any part of any other party's solicitor's costs