Definition of TENANT RIGHT,


TENANT RIGHT,

Eng. law. In leases from the crown, corporations
or the church, it is usual to grant a further term to the old tenants in
preference to strangers, and, as this expectation is seldom disappointed, such
tenants are considered as baying an ulterior interest beyond their subsisting
term; and this interest is called the tenant right. Bac. Ab. Leases and Terms
for years, U.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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