Shelford's Real Property Statutes: Comprising the Principal Statutes Relating to Real Property Passed in the Reigns of King William IV. and Queen Victoria, with Notes of Decided Cases (Google eBook)

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Sweet and Maxwell, 1893 - Land tenure - 847 pages
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Page 249 - ... every word importing the singular number only shall extend and be applied to several persons or things as well as one person or thing ; and every word importing the masculine gender only shall extend and be applied to a female as well as a male.
Page 421 - ... such devise, legacy, estate, interest, gift, or appointment shall, so far only as concerns such person attesting the execution of such will, or the wife or husband of such person, or any person claiming under such person or wife or husband, be utterly null and void...
Page 430 - And be it further enacted, that every will shall be construed, with reference to the real estate and personal estate comprised in it, to speak and take effect as if it had been executed immediately before the death of the testator, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will.
Page 120 - ... possession or receipt, then such right shall be deemed to have first accrued at the time at which the person claiming as aforesaid, or the person through whom he claims became entitled to such possession or receipt, by virtue of such instrument...
Page 333 - A married woman shall be capable of entering into and rendering herself liable in respect of and to the extent of her separate property on any contract...
Page 407 - ... shall extend to leasehold estates and other chattels real, and also to monies, shares of government and other funds, securities for money (not being real estates), debts, choses in action, rights, credits, goods, and all other property whatsoever which by law devolves upon the executor or administrator, and to any share or interest therein...
Page 613 - This section applies only if and as far as a contrary intention is not expressed...
Page 407 - ... shall extend to a testament, and to a codicil, and to an appointment by will or by writing in the nature of a will in exercise of a power, and also to a disposition by will and testament or devise of the custody and tuition of any child, by virtue of...
Page 595 - Or otherwise unless and until the lessor serves on the lessee a notice specifying the particular breach complained of, and, if the breach is capable of remedy, requiring the lessee to remedy the breach, and in any case requiring the lessee to make compensation in money for the breach...
Page 439 - ... shall be construed to mean a want or failure of issue in the lifetime or at the time of the death of such person; and not an indefinite failure of his issue, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will by reason of such person having a prior estate tail, or of a preceding gift being, without any implication arising from such words, a limitation of an estate tail to such person or issue, or otherwise...

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