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Entail Provisions Act 1824

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Entail Provisions Act 1824

1824 CHAPTER 87

An Act to authorize the Proprietors of Entailed Estates in Scotland to grant Provisions to the Wives or Husbands and Children of such Proprietors.

[21st June 1824]

Be it enactedby the King'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, That it shall and may be lawful to every Heir of Entail in Possession of an Entailed Estate under any Entail already made or hereafter to be made, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, under the Limitations and Conditions after mentioned, to provide and infeft his Wife in a Liferent Provision out of his Entailed Lands and Estates by way of Annuity; provided always, that such Annuity shall not exceed One-third Part of the free yearly Rent of the said Lands and Estates, where the same shall be let or of the free yearly Value thereof where the same shall not be let, after deducting the public Burdens, Liferent Provisions, the yearly Interest of Debts and Provisions, including the Interest of Provisions to Children herein-after specified, and the yearly Amount of other Burdens of what Nature soever affecting and burdening the said Lands and Estates or the yearly Rents or Proceeds thereof, and diminishing the clear yearly Rent or Value thereof to such Heir of Entail in Possession, all as the same may happen to be at the Death of the Grantor..

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