Prior to demand for possession, no occupation rent may be charged against the mortgagor for that part of the mortgaged land which is in his occupation, nor may the mortgagee claim back rents1 or profits2 accrued due and received before his demand for possession. Back rents received by a sequestrator3 are in the custody of the law, and can be recovered from him by a mortgagee4. A receiver appointed by the mortgagee is entitled to receive the rents as agent of the mortgagor but is not entitled to the rent as against a superior landlord who is seeking commercial
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