2020 Tennessee Code
Title 66 - Property
Chapter 7 - Leases
§ 66-7-101. Writing Required for Long Term Leases — Authentication and Registration

Universal Citation: TN Code § 66-7-101 (2020)

Leases for more than three (3) years shall be in writing, and, to be valid against any person other than the lessor, the lessor's heirs and devisees, and persons having actual notice thereof, shall be proved and registered as provided in chapters 22-24 of this title.

Code 1858, § 2002 (deriv. Acts 1841-1842, ch. 12, § 4); Shan., § 3663; Code 1932, § 7191; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 64-701.

Cross-References. Assignment of interest in lease, §66-26-116.

Landlord not liable for tax on leasehold, §67-5-2102.

Landlord's crop lien, title 66, ch. 12.

Minimum health standards for rental property, title 68, ch. 111.

Statute of frauds, §29-2-101.

Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, title 66, ch. 28.

Writings eligible for registration, §66-24-101.

Textbooks. Tennessee Forms (Robinson, Ramsey and Harwell), Nos. 8-404, 8-407, 8-432.

Tennessee Jurisprudence, 11 Tenn. Juris., Evidence, § 130; 13 Tenn. Juris., Frauds, Statute of, § 16; 17 Tenn. Juris., Landlord and Tenant, § 6.

Law Reviews.

The Tennessee Recording System (Toxey H. Sewell), 50 Tenn. L. Rev. 1 (1982).

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