Positive covenant definition

What does Positive covenant mean?

An obligation arising out of a deed to do some positive act on land belonging to the covenantor.

An example might be an obligation to keep fences in repair. Positive covenants are not directly enforceable except against the original covenantor.

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Positive covenant is referenced 13 in Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents

Positive covenant is referenced 1 in Halsbury's Laws of England

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