Section 6-6-288

Liability - Tenant in possession.

A tenant in possession, asserting his right thereto under a lease or license from another, is not liable beyond the rent in arrears at the commencement of the action and that which may accrue during the continuance of his possession.

(Code 1852, §2215; Code 1867, §2616; Code 1876, §2965; Code 1886, §2701; Code 1896, §1535; Code 1907, §3845; Code 1923, §7459; Code 1940, T. 7, §944.)