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Alexander's British statutes in force in Maryland. 2d ed., 1912
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11 GEO. 3, CAP. 20, RENEWAL OF LEASES. 1051
STATUTES
Made at WESTMINSTER. Anno Regni GEORGII III. undecimo
and A. D. 1771.
CAP. XX.
An Act to enable Lunatics intitled to renew Leases, their Guardians
and Committees, to accept of Surrenders of Old Leases, and grant New
Ones.
Whereas by the Laws now in Force, Lunatics, or their
Guardians or Committees, have not any Power or Authority,
upon a Surrender of any Lease of Lands, Tenements, or
* Hereditaments, for the Life or Lives of one or more 791
Person or Persons, or for Terms of Years absolute or deter-
minable on the Death of one or more Person or Persons, to
make a sure or effectual Renewal of such Lease or Leases, which
is frequently to the Detriment of such Lunatics and their
Families, and always to the Prejudice of the Person or Per-
sons intitled to such renewal: Be it therefore enacted by the
King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and
Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons,
in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority
of the same, That from and after the twenty-fifth day of
March, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-one, in all
Cases where any Lunatic is or shall be intitled, or has Right
to renew any Lease or Leases made or granted, or to be made
or granted, for the Life or Lives of one or more Person or Per-
sons, or for any Term or Number of Years, absolute or de-terminable on the Death of one or more Person or Persons, or
otherwise; it shall and may be lawful to and for such Lunatic,
or his or her Guardian or Guardians, Committee or Commit-
tees, of his Estate, in his, her, or their Name or Names, by the
Direction of the Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, or
the Lord Keeper, or Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal
of Great Britain for the time being, signified by an Order
made on hearing all Parties concerned, upon Petition, in a
summary Way, from time to time, to accept of a Surrender or
Surrenders of such Lease or Leases; and to make and execute

 
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