This book discusses the legal principles governing dilapidated premises. It examines the express implied and statutory repairing obligations of landlord and tenants. The text looks at the remedies which are available to both parties to a lease if a repairing obligation is broken. The liability of freeholders to carry out repairs is noted, as well as the legislative framework governing party wall owners. Both professionals and students in the dilapidations field will find this book of interest.Smith, P. F. is the author of 'West and Smith's Law of Dilapidations ', published 2001 under ISBN 9780728203525 and ISBN 0728203529.