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The Property (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.General interpretation

    3. 3.Interpretation: “ground rent”

    4. 4.Interpretation: “dwelling-house”

  3. PART II GROUND RENTS AND CERTAIN OTHER PAYMENTS

    1. The redemption of ground rents

      1. Arts. 5‐27 rep. by 2001 c. 5 (NI)

    2. Prohibition of transactions giving rise to, or to increases in, ground rents

      1. 28.Fee farm grants

      2. 29.Rentcharges

      3. 30.Long leases of dwelling-houses

      4. 31.Avoidance of provisions for increase or review of ground rent

    3. Supplementary

      1. Arts. 32, 33 rep. by 2001 c. 5 (NI)

  4. PART III FREEHOLD COVENANTS AND CERTAIN LEASES

    1. Freehold covenants

      1. 34.Running of freehold covenants

    2. Leases

      1. 35.Enlargement of leasehold estate subject to no rent

      2. 35A.Redemption of nominal ground rent

      3. 36.Perpetually renewable leases

      4. 37.Leases for lives, etc.

      5. 38.Repeal of statutory provisions relating to agricultural tenancies

  5. PART IV PROVISIONS SUPPLEMENTARY TO PARTS II AND III

    1. 39.Avoidance of certain agreements and powers

    2. 40.Mental patients

    3. 41.Service of documents

    4. 42.Disputes

    5. 43.Offences

    6. 44.Civil remedy for misstatement

    7. 45.Enforcement of covenants

    8. 46.Fees and rules

    9. 47.Application to the Crown

  6. PART V MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL

    1. Co-ownership

      1. 48.Enforcement of charge on estate of co-owner

      2. 49.Power of court under Partition Acts

      3. 50.Severance of joint tenancy by charge

    2. Application of Act of 1971 to the National Trust

      1. 51.Amendment of Act of 1971 as to National Trust

    3. Compensation for compulsory acquisition

      1. 52.Compensation for compulsory acquisition: land subject to tenancy

    4. General

      1. Art. 53—Amendments and repeals

  7. SCHEDULES

      1. Schedule 1 rep. by 2001 c. 5 (NI)

    1. SCHEDULE 2

      CONSEQUENCES OF CONVERSION OF PERPETUALLY RENEWABLE LEASES

      1. Continuance of certain provisions of lease or sublease (1) The estate in fee simple which comes into existence...

        1. Continuance of certain provisions of lease or sublease

          1. 1.(1) The estate in fee simple which comes into existence...

        2. Rights and equities

          1. 2.(1) Subject to the provisions of this Schedule (and, in...

        3. Wills

          1. 3.(1) Any provision of a will in respect of the...

        4. Sub-leases not perpetually renewable

          1. 4.Sub-leases not coming within Article 36(5) continue to have effect,...

        5. Implied covenants

          1. 5.The fee simple is subject to— (a) an implied covenant...

        6. Liability of original owner of the fee simple.

          1. 6.(1) The person who becomes the owner of the fee...

        7. Adjustment of rent to compensate for loss of fines

          1. 7.(1) Where, under the lease, any fine was payable by...

          2. 8.(1) Where— (a) the owner of the fee simple and...

        8. Powers of trustees

          1. 9.(1) A power authorising a trustee or other person to...

        9. Interpretation

          1. 10.In this Schedule references to the former lessor are to...

    2. SCHEDULE 3

      CONVERSION OF LEASES FOR LIVES, ETC., AND OF CERTAIN AGREEMENTS FOR SUCH LEASES

      1. 1.Where the lease, or the lease provided for in the...

      2. 2.Where, in any entry in the second column of the...

      3. 3.Any provision of a will in respect of the estate...

      1. Schedule 4—Amendments

      1. Schedule 5—Repeals

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