Lessor’s rights and obligations


Rights of the lessor:1) To rescission and indemnification for damages;If the lessor or the lessee should not comply with the obligations set forth in Articles 1654 [lessor’s obligations] and 1657 [lessee’s obligations], the aggrieved party may ask for the rescission of the contract and indemnification for damages, or only the latter, allowing the contract to remain in force. (Article 1659, Ibid.)2) To continue in same business of lessee – unless otherwise prohibited;The lessor of a business or industrial establishment may continue engaging in the same business or industry to which the lessee devotes the thing leased, unless there is a stipulation to the contrary. (Article 1656, Ibid.)3) To be not obligated for an intruders’ mere act of trespass;The lessor is not obliged to answer for a mere act of trespass which a third person may cause on the use of the thing leased; but the lessee shall have a direct action against the intruder.(Article 1664, Ibid.)There is a mere act of trespass when the third person claims no right whatever. (Paragraph 2, Article 1664, Ibid.)4) To judicially eject lessee;The lessor may judicially eject the lessee for any of the following causes:a) When the period agreed upon, or that which is fixed for the duration of leases under Articles 1682 and 1687, has expired;b) Lack of payment of the price stipulated;c) Violation of any of the conditions agreed upon in the contract;d) When the lessee devotes the thing leased to any use ...


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