A covenant by a landlord to repair the demised premises is construed as a covenant to repair on notice1; and, until he has received notice, or has actual knowledge of the want of repair2, he is not guilty of any breach of his covenant3. The fact that the landlord has a right of entry upon the premises does not relieve the tenant of the obligation to give such notice before he may hold his landlord liable for breach of covenant4, but may give rise to a duty to take reasonable care that the premises are safe under the
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