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Section 540. Lease cannot exceed 30 years

The duration of a hire of immovable property cannot exceed thirty years. If it is made for a longer period, such period shall be reduced to thirty years. The aforesaid period may be renewed, but it must not exceed thirty years from the time of renewal.

Section 569. Transfer of Property does not terminate rental contract

A contract of hire of immovable property is not extinguished by the transfer of ownership of the property hired.

The transferee is entitled to the rights and is subjected to the duties of the transferor towards the hirer.