Settled Land Act 1884



Settled Land Act, 1884.

(47 & 48 Vict.) CHAPTER 18.

An Act to amend the Settled Land Act, 1882.

[3rd July 1884]

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 Short title.

1 Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as theSettled Land Act, 1884.

S-2 Interpretation.

2 Interpretation.

2. The expression ‘the Act of 1882’ used in this Act means the Settled Land Act, 1882.

S-3 Construction of Act.

3 Construction of Act.

3. The Act of 1882 and this Act are to be read and construed together as one Act, and expressions used in this Act are to have the same meanings as those attached by the Act of 1882 to similar expressions used therein.

S-4 Fine on a lease to be capital money.

4 Fine on a lease to be capital money.

4. A fine received on the grant of a lease under any power conferred by the Act of 1882 is to be deemed capital money arising under that Act.

S-5 Notice under 45 & 46 Vict. c. 38. s. 45. may, as to a sale, exchange, partition, or lease, be general.

5 Notice under 45 & 46 Vict. c. 38. s. 45. may, as to a sale, exchange, partition, or lease, be general.

(1)5. (1.) The notice required by section forty-five of the Act of 1882 of intention to make a sale, exchange, partition, or lease may be notice of a general intention in that behalf.

(2) (2.) The tenant for life is, upon request by a trustee of the settlement, to furnish to him such particulars and information as may reasonably be required by him from time to time with reference to sales, exchanges, partitions, or leases effected, or in progress, or immediately intended.

(3) (3.) Any trustee, by writing under his hand, may waive notice either in any particular case, or generally, and may accept less than one month's notice.

(4) (4.) This section applies to a notice given before, as well as to a notice given after, the passing of this Act.

(5) (5.) Provided that a notice, to the sufficiency of which objection has been taken before the passing of this Act, is not made sufficient by virtue of this Act.

S-6 As to consents of tenants for life.

6 As to consents of tenants for life.

(1)6. (1.) In the case of a settlement within the meaning of section sixty-three of the Act of 1882, any consent not required by the terms of the settlement is not by force of anything contained in that Act to be deemed...

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