2009 Alabama Code
Title 35 — PROPERTY.
Chapter 9A — UNIFORM RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT.
Section 35-9A-442 Landlord and tenant remedies for abuse of access.

Section 35-9A-442

Landlord and tenant remedies for abuse of access.

(a) If a tenant refuses to allow lawful access, the landlord may obtain injunctive relief to compel access, or terminate the rental agreement pursuant to Section 35-9A-421. In either case, the landlord may recover actual damages.

(b) If a landlord makes an unlawful entry or a lawful entry in an unreasonable manner or makes excessive demands for entry otherwise lawful but which have the effect of unreasonably harassing the tenant, the tenant may obtain injunctive relief to prevent the recurrence of the conduct, or terminate the rental agreement pursuant to Section 35-9A-401. In either case, the tenant may recover actual damages.

(Act 2006-316, p. 668, §1.)

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