190. Court's discretion to order return of premiums.

Where one partner has paid a premium1 to another on entering into a partnership for a fixed term, and the partnership is dissolved before the expiration of that term, otherwise than by the death of a partner, the court may order the repayment of the premium or such part of it as it thinks just2. In determining the amount of premium to be returned, the court must have regard to the terms of the partnership agreement and to the length of time during which the partnership has continued3. The premium, being treated as paid for the whole term, is