139. Saving of rights of lessees and lessors.

The statutory provisions relating to the validation of leases1 do not affect prejudicially:

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    (1)     any right of action or other right or remedy to which, but for those provisions or any enactment replaced by those provisions2, the lessee3 named in an invalid lease4 would or might have been entitled under any covenant on the grantor's part for title or quiet enjoyment contained therein or implied thereby; or