North Dakota Century Code Title 47. Property § 47-16-13. When lessee may repair or vacate premises

If within a reasonable time after notice from the lessee of dilapidations which the lessor ought to repair the lessor neglects to do so, the lessee may:

1. Repair the premises and deduct the expense of such repair from the rent;

2. Recover it in any other lawful manner from the lessor;  or

3. Vacate the premises, in which case the lessee shall be discharged from further payment of rent or performance of other conditions.

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