2018 Louisiana Laws
Civil Code
CC 2713 - Lessee's right to sublease, assign, or encumber

Universal Citation: LA Civ Code 2713 (2018)

Art. 2713. Lessee's right to sublease, assign, or encumber

The lessee has the right to sublease the leased thing or to assign or encumber his rights in the lease, unless expressly prohibited by the contract of lease. A provision that prohibits one of these rights is deemed to prohibit the others, unless a contrary intent is expressed. In all other respects, a provision that prohibits subleasing, assigning, or encumbering is to be strictly construed against the lessor.

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

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