Tenure & Estates Mind Map

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Tenure & Estates Mind Map
1 Freehold Estates
1.1 Fee Simple

Annotations:

  • Walsingham's Case: "a time without end"
1.1.1 Creation (NI)
1.1.1.1 Common Law: to A & heirs
1.1.1.2 Conveyancing Act 1881 s 51

Annotations:

  • Must use words 'in fee simple'
1.1.1.3 Testamentary
1.1.1.3.1 Wills & Administration Proceedings (NI) Order 1994, Art 18
1.1.2 Classification
1.1.2.1 Absolute
1.1.2.2 Modified
1.1.2.2.1 Determinable

Annotations:

  • Grantor maintains 'possibility of reverter' i.e. the fee lasts until a specified event which may or may not occur
1.1.2.2.2 Conditional

Annotations:

  • Fee attached to a condition subsequent, which may result in forfeiture
1.1.2.2.3 Validity of determining/conditional events
1.1.2.2.3.1 Illegal/Immoral/Against Public Policy
1.1.2.2.3.2 Alienation
1.1.2.2.3.3 Perpetuities
1.2 Fee Tail

Annotations:

  • To X and the heirs of his body
1.2.1 Creation
1.2.1.1 Special

Annotations:

  • E.g. heirs begotten by X
1.2.1.2 Testamentary

Annotations:

  • Wilde's Case
1.3 Life Estate
2 Future Interests
2.1 Estate in Reversion
2.2 Estate in Remainder
2.3 Vested & Contingent Remainders
3 Freehold Estates in England
3.1 Law of Property Act, 1925, s 1

Annotations:

  • Only a fee simple absolute or a term of years absolute can be created in law- all other interests are merely equitable
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