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Feudal Casualties (Scotland) Act 1914

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This Act shall be read and construed as one Act with the Conveyancing (Scotland) Act, 1874 (hereinafter called the principal Act), so far as consistent with the tenor of this Act and the principal Act respectively: Provided that in this Act (unless the contrary intention appears) each of the following expressions shall, in addition to the meanings assigned thereto in the principal Act, include the meanings hereby assigned thereto (that is to say):—

  • " Superior " shall include the creditor in a ground annual; and "superiority" shall include the right of such creditor ;

  • " Feu" shall include lands subject to a ground annual created either before or after the first day of October one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four ;

  • " Feu-duty " shall include ground annual;

  • " Casualties " shall include duplicands and other multiples of feu-duties and grassums and other sums payable at intervals of more than one year in connection with any feu;

  • " Relief" shall include all payments legal or conventional falling to be made by an heir on his entry or succession;

  • "Composition" shall include all payments legal or conventional falling to be made by a singular successor on his entry.

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