hereditaments


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hereditaments

(ˌhɛrɪˈdɪtəmənts)
pl n
(Law) law items of inheritance
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hereditaments

[ˌherɪˈdɪtəmənts] NPLherencia f, bienes mpl por heredar
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To deal plainly with the reader, the captain, ever since his arrival, at least from the moment his brother had proposed the match to him, long before he had discovered any flattering symptoms in Miss Bridget, had been greatly enamoured; that is to say, of Mr Allworthy's house and gardens, and of his lands, tenements, and hereditaments; of all which the captain was so passionately fond, that he would most probably have contracted marriage with them, had he been obliged to have taken the witch of Endor into the bargain.
The court reasoned that the inclusion of the word "hereditaments" in the deed constituted a waiver of homestead devise restrictions.
men may have in any houses, lands, or other hereditaments they are to
CMS will commit to engaging with approximately 50% of hereditaments that may be included in any ballot.
all and singuler my mannors Landes Tenements and hereditaments in the countie of Kent or els where...
Covert, in the activity of his heart, amused himself with making a fanciful story for me, when he had nothing else to do; often afterward, when I looked up from the desk, wearied and inwardly cursing the whole science of Law, with all its appurtenances and hereditaments, I would behold Mr.
(31) Relying on some generic phrase such as "and all tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances" is a recipe for client disappointment and attorney malpractice claims.
It is difficult to establish definitive data for the commercial property sector as a whole but the Valuation Office Agency record that in 2004 there were 1.4 million non-domestic properties in England and Wales (defined in terms of hereditaments, the business rate taxable unit).
occupation of additional floor space, the building of new hereditaments and the occupation of empty premises.
With cash in hand, Janet offered George Elliot 560 pounds sterling for his half-share in Roope's Plantation, including "all the houses, stores, stages, flakes, gardens, wharfs, ways, privileges, refits, rents, issues, advantages, hereditaments, and appurtenances thereto," (79) which he accepted.
(264) The lone exceptions appear to be two 1834 Acts creating land acquisition companies: An Act for granting certain Powers to the New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company (265) and An Act for granting certain Powers to "the British American Land Company", (266) As the names suggest, these companies were "established for the Purpose of purchasing, holding, improving, clearing, settling, and cultivating, letting, leasing, exchanging, selling, and disposing of waste Lands, and other Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments." (267) In short, the land companies functioned as a means of privatizing the settlement process, with companies being permitted to purchase Crown lands at discount rates on the condition that they build the infrastructure necessary to facilitate settlement.