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Inclosure Act 1773

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22 Persons formerly under disability under this Act may sign agreements. E+W+S

And whereas several of the owners and proprietors of wastes, commons, and common field lands may, at the time of any meeting to be held in pursuance of this Act, be incapable, through various impediments, of entering into any of the agreements hereby authorised to be made for the better ordering fencing, cultivating and improving of common arable fields wastes and commons of pasture in this kingdom, without the aid and authority of Parliament: It shall and may be lawful to and for the husbands, guardians, trustees, committees or known agent or receiver of any owner and proprietor of wastes, commons and common field lands, and of any person having a right or interest therein, being under coverture, minors, [F1persons of unsound mind] or beyond the seas, and for every or any of them for the time being, and also to and for all and every or any of the said owners and occupiers, being tenants in tail, . . . F2 or tenants for life only, and to and for every or any of them respectively for the time being, to enter into and sign any agreement to be made in pursuance of this Act.

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