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Duchy of Cornwall (No. 2) Act 1844

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XCII Interpretation of Act.E+W+S+N.I.

In this Act the following Words and Expressions shall have the several Meanings hereby assigned to them, over and above their several ordinary Meanings, unless there shall be something in the Subject or Context repugnant to such Construction; (that is to say,)

  • Words importing the Singular Number shall include the Plural Number, and Words importing the Plural Number shall include the Singular Number:

  • Words importing the Masculine Gender shall include Females:

  • The Word “Person” shall include a Body Politic or Corporate:

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  • The Expression “the Duke of Cornwall” shall include as well His Royal Highness Albert Edward now Duke of Cornwall as His Predecessors and Successors Dukes of Cornwall, and also the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, and Her Predecessors and Successors Kings and Queens of England, for the Time being, entitled to the Manors, Lands, and Possessions of the Duchy of Cornwall, or the Revenues thereof, during a Vacancy of the Duchy of Cornwall:

  • The Expression “Conventionary Tenement” shall mean and include all Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments now, or at any Time within One hundred Years before the said First Day of May One thousand eight hundred and forty-four, held as Conventionary Tenements of the Manors mentioned in the First and Second Schedules hereunto annexed, whether the Tenure thereof has been changed before or shall be changed after the passing of this Act or not, and shall include undivided Parts and Shares, and divided Parts and Shares, of and in such Conventionary Tenements:

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F1Definitions, which were spent, are repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1978 (c. 45), Sch. 1 Pt. IV

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