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Land Registry Act 1862

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140In the Construction of this Act (except where the Context or other Provisions require a different Construction), the Word " Person" shall include Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, and the Duke of Cornwall for the Time being, and also a Body Politic or Corporate ; the Word " Possession " shall include Receipt of the Rents and Profits ; the Word " Land " shall include Messuages, Tenements, and Hereditaments, corporeal or incorporeal; and the Word " Incumbrance " shall mean any legal or equitable Mortgage in Fee or for any less Estate, and also any Money secured or charged on Land by a Trust, or by Judgment, Decree, or Order of any Superior Court of Law or Equity, and also any Legacy, Portion, Lien, or other Charge whereby a gross Sum of Money is secured to be paid, and also any annual or periodical Charge which by the Instrument creating the same, or by any other Instrument, is made repurchasable on Payment of a gross Sum of Money, and also any Arrear remaining unpaid of any annual or periodical Charge, for Payment of which Arrear a Sale of any Land charged therewith might be decreed by a Court of Equity.

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