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Distress for Rent Act (Cap. 164).

Country/Territory
Bahamas
Document type
Legislation
Date
1689
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act enabling the sale of goods distrained for rent in case the rent be not paid in a reasonable time.
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Land tenure Lease
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Latin America and the Caribbean, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN FAO, North Atlantic, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act makes provision with respect to distress for rent not paid by a tenant to a landlord. It gives powers to a landlord claiming arrears of rent to seize and secure goods of the tenant including crops.

Full text
English
Website
laws.bahamas.gov.bs