253. When rent is payable.

The 'reddendum' of the lease fixes the periods when the rent is to be paid1. If no periods are fixed, a yearly rent is not payable until the end of the year2; but it is usually made payable quarterly or half-yearly3 and it may be made payable in advance, either generally4, or for the last quarter or half-year, so as to give the landlord the remedy of distress for the rent in respect of that period before the expiration of the lease5. The reddendum should also specify the days on which the payments are to be made6, and the