2016 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 9 - Civil Code-Ancillaries
RS 9:3221 - Assumption of responsibility by lessee; liability of owner

LA Rev Stat § 9:3221 (2016) What's This?

PART II. LIABILITY FOR INJURIES

§3221. Assumption of responsibility by lessee; liability of owner

Notwithstanding the provisions of Louisiana Civil Code Article 2699, the owner of premises leased under a contract whereby the lessee assumes responsibility for their condition is not liable for injury caused by any defect therein to the lessee or anyone on the premises who derives his right to be thereon from the lessee, unless the owner knew or should have known of the defect or had received notice thereof and failed to remedy it within a reasonable time.

Acts 2004, No. 821, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 2005.

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