2018 Louisiana Laws
Civil Code
CC 2668 - Contract of lease defined

Universal Citation: LA Civ Code 2668 (2018)

TITLE IX. LEASE

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Art. 2668. Contract of lease defined

Lease is a synallagmatic contract by which one party, the lessor, binds himself to give to the other party, the lessee, the use and enjoyment of a thing for a term in exchange for a rent that the lessee binds himself to pay.

The consent of the parties as to the thing and the rent is essential but not necessari­ly sufficient for a contract of lease.

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

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