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Mapping the LawEssays in Memory of Peter Birks$
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Andrew Burrows and Alan Rodger

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199206551

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.001.0001

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Unjust Enrichment: The Tenant's Tale

Unjust Enrichment: The Tenant's Tale

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(p.525) 28 Unjust Enrichment: The Tenant's Tale
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Mapping the Law
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Eltjo Schrage

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.003.0029

This chapter begins in the tenements of ancient Rome to show how medieval and later lawyers tackled the problem of the enrichment of a landlord which was liable to happen if, on the termination of the lease, a tenant was not allowed to remove the improvements which he had made to the landlord's property. It then brings the story right up to the present day with an examination of recent changes in practice and in the Dutch Civil Code, which have sought to meet the legitimate claims of tenants without forcing landlords to pay for improvements which they do not want.

Keywords:   Roman law, landlord, tenant, Dutch Civil Code, property improvements, unjust enrichment

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