Where the rent is reserved in money, it is payable in cash1 on the date appointed for payment ('the rent day'). If a written lease stipulates for payment of rent in advance, evidence of an antecedent oral agreement by the landlord to accept a bill of exchange is not admissible in any proceedings relating to the rent2. A later agreement by the landlord to accept payment by cheque instead of in cash will, however, prevent the landlord from relying upon the non-payment of the rent in cash on the rent day provided the cheque is subsequently honoured3. As rent
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