Entry from US English dictionary
The person to whom a promise by covenant is made.
- Nor will it assist the appellant if it falls within the first class, since he was not the original covenantee.
- This means that the covenantee has a choice between suing the owner, or proceeding against the original covenantor.
- To be legally effective, the covenant must be signed, sealed and delivered by the covenantor to the covenantee.
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