Succession Act, 1965

Devise of estate tail not to lapse where inheritable issue survives.

[1837 (c. 26) s. 32]

97.—Where a person to whom real estate is devised for an estate tail or an estate in quasi entail dies in the lifetime of the testator leaving issue who could inherit under the entail, and any such issue is living at the time of the death of the testator, the devise shall not lapse, but shall take effect as if the death of that person had happened immediately after the death of the testator, unless a contrary intention appears from the will.