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Statutes > West-virginia > 36 > 36-4-15

§36-4-15. Covenant for reentry for default of lessee.
If in a lease it be provided that "the lessor may reenter for default in the payment of rent or for the breach of covenants," or if the lease contains words of like import, such words shall have the effect of an agreement that if the rent reserved, or any part thereof, be unpaid on or after the day specified in the deed for the payment thereof, or if any of the other covenants on the part of the lessee, his personal representatives or assigns, be broken, then, in either of such cases, the lessor, or those entitled in his place, at any time afterwards, into and upon the demised premises, or any part thereof, in the name of the whole, may reenter and the same again have, repossess and enjoy, as of his or their former estate.