Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:396

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Receiver: means the person liquidating a state bank pursuant to Part II of this Subchapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381

Within one hundred eighty days of the date of commencement of liquidation of the bank, the receiver may at his election reject any executory contract to which the bank is a party without any further liability to the bank or the receiver or any obligation of the bank as a lessee of movable or immovable property.  The receiver’s election to reject a lease creates no claim for rent other than rent accrued to the date of termination or for actual damages, if any, for such termination not to exceed the equivalent of six months’ payment.

Acts 1984, No. 719, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1985.