covenantor


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cov·e·nan·tor

 (kŭv′ə-năn′tər, -nən-, kŭv′ə-năn-tôr′)
n.
The party by whom the promise in a covenant is to be carried out.

covenantor

(ˈkʌvənəntə) or

covenanter

n
(Law) a party who makes a promise and who is to perform the obligation expressed in a covenant

cov•e•nan•tor

(ˈkʌv ə nən tər)

n.
the legal party who is to perform the obligation expressed in a covenant.
[1640–50]
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80) Unlike the position at common law covenants created under these provisions may be positive or negative and are binding on the covenantor and any subsequent owner of the land after registration as applies to any registered interest.
18) Upon examining other cases in Florida, the court acknowledged that "a covenantee can recover attorney's fees for a quiet-title action against a third party even where that claim is joined in a lawsuit against the covenantor.