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Sections 9 and 10 of the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 cover the apportionment of liability under covenants binding both the assignor and assignee of a tenancy or reversion and the procedure for making an apportionment bind another party to lease.
The assignor and the assignee remain bound by covenants to pay rent or a service charge which is charged on the whole property, but they can agree between themselves how the liability is to be shared.
The apportionment may bind the other party to the lease if a notice is served either before or within four weeks beginning with the date of the ass
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