What does breach of covenant mean?

breach of covenant meaning in Law Dictionary

The nonperformance of any covenant agreed to be performed, and/or doing of any act Covenanted to not ever be done. Holthouse.

breach of covenant meaning in Business Dictionary

Violation of an express, or implied, condition of a contract to do or not to do anything.

Sentence Examples with the word breach of covenant

Under these acts a right of reentry or forfeiture is not to be enforceable unless and until the lessor has served on the lessee a written notice specifying the breach of covenant or condition complained of, and requiring him to remedy it or make compensation, and this demand has not within a reasonable time been complied with; and when a lessor is proceeding to enforce such a right the court may, if it think fit, grant relief to the lessee.

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