Elphinstone's Introduction to Conveyancing

Front Cover
Sweet & Maxwell, 1900 - Conveyancing - 566 pages

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 87 - Where a solicitor produces a deed, having in the body thereof or indorsed thereon a receipt for consideration money or other consideration, the deed being executed, or the indorsed receipt being signed, by the person entitled to give a receipt for that consideration, the deed shall be sufficient authority to the person liable to pay or give the same for his paying or giving the same to the solicitor, without the solicitor producing any separate or other direction or authority in that behalf from...
Page 155 - This section applies only if and so far as a contrary intention is not expressed in the disposition, and shall have effect subject to the terms of the disposition and to the provisions therein contained.
Page 255 - But when the party by his own contract creates a duty or charge upon himself, he is bound to make it good, if he may, notwithstanding any accident by inevitable necessity, because he might have provided against it by his contract.
Page 361 - Kingdom for more than twelve months, or desires to be discharged from all or any of the trusts or powers reposed in or conferred on him, or refuses or is unfit to act...
Page 237 - A house let as a dwelling-house, with the use of any furniture, books, works of art, or other chattels not being in the nature of fixtures; (e) Any property with respect to which the personal qualifications of the tenant are of importance for the preservation of the value or character of the property, or on the ground of neighbourhood to the lessor, or to any person holding under him.
Page 362 - This section applies only if and as far as a contrary intention is not expressed in the instrument, if any, creating the trust, and shall have effect subject to the terms of that instrument and to any provisions therein contained. (8.) This section applies to trusts created either before or after the commencement of this Act.
Page 133 - Act, is effectual to pass the land conveyed, or the easements, rights, or privileges created, discharged from all the limitations, powers, and provisions of the settlement, and from all estates, interests, and charges subsisting or to arise thereunder...
Page 109 - ... or as mortgagee, or as personal representative of a deceased person, or as committee of a lunatic...
Page 382 - If an estate is limited to A. for life ; remainder to his first and other sons in tail ; remainder to A.
Page 117 - A covenant, and a contract under seal, and a bond or obligation under seal, though not expressed to bind the heirs, shall operate in law to bind the heirs and real estate, as well as the executors and administrators and personal estate, of the person making the same, as if heirs were expressed.

Bibliographic information