Definition of Permissive waste

1. Noun. (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect.

Exact synonyms: Waste
Generic synonyms: Act, Deed, Human Action, Human Activity
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law



Definition of Permissive waste

1. Noun. (legal) The legally compensable destruction of the value of property through the failure of a life tenant to maintain the property to the point where it falls into disrepair. ¹

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Literary usage of Permissive waste

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1. Woodfall's Law of Landlord and Tenant by William Woodfall (1890)
"... to year liable for permissive waste, but so far as regards permissive waste, applies to a tenant for years only. (b) Remedies for Waste.1 At common law. ..."

2. The Foundations of Legal Liability: A Presentation of the Theory and by Thomas Atkins Street (1906)
"But under the interpretation formerly placed on the provisions which treat of waste in the Statutes of Marlborough 4 and Gloucester,B permissive waste ..."

3. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1887)
"permissive waste to buildings consists in omitting to keep them in ... it is permissive waste,4 and he must rebuild in a convenient time ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"The permissive waste which, according to our Code, would authorize a recovery of damages, Is that resulting from a failure to use the ordinary care of a ..."

5. The Law of Real Property and Other Interests in Land by Herbert Thorndike Tiffany (1903)
"permissive waste. What is known as "permissive waste" is injury to the inheritance, not by the voluntary act of the tenant, but by his failure to take ..."

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