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Conveyancing Act 1919 No 6
Current version for 1 December 2019 to date (accessed 6 August 2020 at 03:26)
137 Certain leases validated where grantor could not grant them
(1) Where a lease granted in the intended exercise of any such power of leasing as aforesaid is invalid by reason that at the time of the granting thereof the person granting the same could not lawfully grant such lease, but the estate of such person in the property comprised in such lease has continued after the time when such or the like lease might have been granted by the person in the lawful exercise of such power, then and in every such case such lease shall take effect, and be as valid as if the same had been granted at such last-mentioned time, and all the provisions contained in this Part shall apply to every such lease—Provided that this section shall not apply where at the time of the granting of the lease the person granting the same was under the age of eighteen years, unless the lease is presumptively binding on the person in accordance with the Minors (Property and Contracts) Act 1970.(2) The amendments made to this section by the Minors (Property and Contracts) Act 1970 apply to a lease granted after the commencement of that Act.