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Joint and Several Liability

  • Each tenant is individually and jointly responsible for contractual  liabilities arising during the tenancy.
  • E.g. a TV is smashed and no one owns up.
    • The landlord is at liberty to charge each tenant an equal portion, or
    • Any tenant the whole portion or
    • In disproportions
      • To secure the "reasonable" replacement cost.
Published: 10 November 2013 Last Updated: 17 November 2021