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CHAPTER 37. REAL PROPERTY.
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ARTICLE 9. APPORTIONMENT OF RENT.
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§37-9-1. Apportionment of rent on determination of estate.
On the determination by death or otherwise, of the estate or
other thing, from or in respect of which any rent, hire or money,
coming due at fixed periods, issues or is derived, or on the
death of any person interested in such rent, hire or money, the
person or the personal representative or assignee of the person
who would have been entitled, but for such death or
determination, to the rent, hire, or money coming due at any such
period, shall have a proportion thereof, according to the time
which shall have elapsed of the time for which such rent, hire,
or other money was growing due, including the day of such death
or determination, deducting a proportional part of the charges.
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§37-9-2. Remedies for recovery.
For recovering such proportion, such person, representative,
or assignee, shall, after such fixed period, have such remedies
as he would have had for recovering the whole of such rent, hire
or other money, if entitled thereto.
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§37-9-3. Scope of article.
This article shall not apply to any case in which it is
expressly provided that no apportionment shall take place.
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§37-9-4. Apportionment on purchase of rent or part of land.
Where the holder of a rent shall purchase part of the land
out of which the same issues, the rent shall be apportioned in
like manner as if the land had come to him by descent; and where
the holder of land, being part of land out of which rent shall be
issuing, shall purchase such rent, or part thereof, the rent so
purchased shall be apportioned as aforesaid.