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Assignment of Lease

The transfer of a lease by the lessee to another party. For example, if one rents an apartment, one might sell or give one's friend the right to live there (and the obligation to make payments). The assignor (the original lessee) remains bound by the lease contract if the assignee fails to make his/her obligations, unless the lessor states otherwise. Because of the potential complications, some lessors do not allow lessees to engage in assignment of lease.
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See sublease.

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This is in accordance with Article 12(3) of the Sharjah Rental Law, which states, "Landlord may not demand eviction of the tenant prior to expiry of tenancy period before the lapse of three years as of the signature date of the lease contract unless the tenant sublets the premises without the consent of the landlord and without prejudice to the provisions of the transfer of ownership of a commercial concern determined in accordance with the provisions of the federal law of commercial transactions." Know the law
You should enter into a written, signed agreement with the person who sublets your place.
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