Real Estate Charges Act 1877

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1877 c. 34
Year1877


Real Estate Charges Act, 1877

(40 & 41 Vict.) CHAPTER 34.

An Act to amend the Acts seventeenth and eighteenth Victoria, chapter one hundred and thirteen, and thirtieth and thirty-first Victoria, chapter sixty-nine.

[2d August 1877]

B E it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

S-1 Application of Acts in Schedule.

1 Application of Acts in Schedule.

1. The Acts mentioned in the Schedule hereto shall, as to any testator or intestate dying after the thirty-first December one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, be held to extend to a testator or intestate dying seised or possessed of or entitled to any land or other hereditaments of whatever tenure which shall at the time of his death be charged with the payment of any sum or sums of money by way of mortgage, or any other equitable charge, including any lien for unpaid purchase money; and the devisee or legatee or heir shall not be entitled to have such sum or sums discharged or satisfied out of any other estate of the testator or intestate unless (in the case of a testator) he shall within the meaning of the said Acts have signified a contrary intention; and such contrary intention shall not be deemed to be signified by a charge of or direction for payment of debts upon or out of residuary real and personal estate or residuary Act not to real estate.

S-2 Act not to extend to Scotland.

2 Act not to extend to Scotland.

2. This Act shall not extend to Scotland.

Note : this act is listed in the Chronological Table of Statutes as theReal Estate Charges Act, 1877

S C H E D U L E.

17 & 18 Vict. c. 113.

An Act to amend the law relating to the administration of the estates of deceased persons.

30 & 31 Vict. c. 69.

An Act to explain the...

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