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§42‑9.  Agreement to rebuild, how construed in case of fire.

An agreement in a lease torepair a demised house shall not be construed to bind the contracting party torebuild or repair in case the house shall be destroyed or damaged to more thanone half of its value, by accidental fire not occurring from the want ofordinary  diligence on his part. (1868‑9, c. 156, s. 11;Code, s. 1752; Rev., s. 1985; C.S., s. 2349.)