reasonable consent

reasonable consent

In most leases,a landlord's reasonable consent is required before the tenant may make an assignment of the lease or sublet to another tenant.The concept is naturally vague,as it must cover a wide variety of circumstances. It is intended to be understood by its negative—the landlord must have a stated reason for withholding consent,and,considering all the circumstances, that reason cannot be arbitrary, foolish, unfair, illegal, or unethical.

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The High Court in London ruled that BP did not have the right to pass this debt on to NBAD, noting that the contract between BP and Samir stipulated that there could be no assignment of obligations or rights without reasonable consent and that SAMIRS's consent had not been obtained.
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After making this "conceptual" argument, the author (with unintended irony) explains that it provides little help for those who would defend most of the violations adversary practices permit, since those practices typically permit viol ations in circumstances that would not warrant reasonable consent (although there are exceptions which the author describes).
Some Reflections Upon Marriage (1700) rejects the marriage/social contract homology to argue that reasonable consent is not the ground of wifely obedience to husbands.
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