Pennsylvania Statutes Title 68 P.S. Real and Personal Property § 250.404.404. Exemption of other property located on premises




The following personal property located on premises occupied by a tenant shall be exempt from levy and sale on distress for rent, i.e., personal property--

(1) Necessarily put in possession of the tenant in the course of his business by those with whom the tenant deals or by those who employ the tenant;

(2) Actually held by the tenant for someone else in the course of trade, as agent or as consignee;

(3) Sold for a valuable consideration by the tenant before distress to any bona fide purchaser   1 not privy to any fraud;

(4) Repealed by 2016, June 23, P.L. 365, No. 51 , §2(2)(iv), effective in 60 days [Aug. 22, 2016].

(5) Of a decedent;

(6) Of the United States and its governmental agencies, or of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or of any political subdivision thereof;

(7) Of any public service company, essential to the performance of its public functions;  or,

(8) Cattle or stock taken by the tenant to be fed or cared for on the leased premises for a consideration to be paid by the owner.

1 Enrolled bill reads “purchase”.




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