Definition of IMPROVEMENT


IMPROVEMENT

o 1eave at
the end of the term a water-mill with all the fixtures, fastenings,
and improvements, during the demise fixed, fastened, or set up on
or upon the premises, in good plight and condition, it was held to
include a pair of new millstones set up by the lessee during the
term, although the custom of the country in general authorized the
tenant to remove them. 9 Bing. 24; 3 Sim. 450; 2 Ves. & Bea. 349.
Vide 3 Yeates, 71; Addis. R. 335; 4 Binn. R. 418; 5 Binn. R. 77; 5
S. & R. 266; 1 Binn. R. 495; 1 John. Ch. R. 450; 15 Pick. R. 471.
Vide Profits. 2 Man. & Gra. 729, 757; S. C. 40 Eng. C. L. R. 598,
612.

3. Tenants in common are not bound to pay for permanent
improvements, made on the common property, by one of the tenants
in common without their consent. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1881.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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