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Landlord and Tenant Act (Cap. 161).

Country/Territory
Bahamas
Document type
Legislation
Date
1709 (2009)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act for the better security of rents and to prevent frauds committed by tenants.
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Land tenure Lease Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Latin America and the Caribbean, North Atlantic, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act makes provision with respect to goods and chattels that belong to a tenant that has arrears of rent to a landlord and which shall secure compensation for non-payment of such rent and relative execution. Distress or the bringing of actions may also be applied in the case of lease for life.

Full text
English
Website
laws.bahamas.gov.bs