43-32-19. Termination of lease by tenant--Neglect of landlord to place tenant in quiet possession of premises--Neglect to keep premises in good condition--Destruction of premises. A tenant may terminate a lease before the end of the term:
(1) When the landlord does not within a reasonable time after request fulfill his obligations, if any, as to placing and securing the tenant in quiet possession of the premises or putting the premises into good condition or repairing the same; or
(2) When the greater part of the leased premises or that part which was, and which the landlord had at the time of leasing, reason to believe was the material inducement to the tenant to enter into the contract, is destroyed, from any other cause than the ordinary negligence of the tenant.Source:
SDC 1939, § 38.0421.
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