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An Act to confirm and give effect to a deed of settlement relating to the Chequers Estate and other property and for purposes connected therewith.
[20th December 1917]
Whereas by a deed of settlement dated the twenty-fourth day of November nineteen hundred and seventeen and made between Sir Arthur Hamilton Lee (hereinafter referred to as “Sir Arthur Lee”) of the first part, Dame Ruth Moore Lee, the wife of Sir Arthur Lee (hereinafter referred to as “Lady Lee”), of the second part, Allan Ernest Messer and Arthur Edward Nicholls of the third part, and the Public Trustee of the fourth part (which deed is set out in the Schedule to this Act), the landed property (hereinafter referred to as “the Chequers Estate”), chattels and money therein described, are settled upon the trusts and for the purposes mentioned in the said deed:
And whereas the trusts created by the said deed cannot take effect without the authority of Parliament, and it is expedient that the said trusts should have full force and validity:
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