Succession Act 1965

Meaning of “ die without issue”.

[1837 (c. 26) s. 29]

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96.In a devise or bequest of real or personal estate, the words “ die without issue”, or “ die without leaving issue”, or “ have no issue”, or any other words which may import either a want or failure of issue of any person in his lifetime or at the time of his death, or an indefinite failure of his issue, shall be construed to mean a want or failure of issue in his lifetime or at the time of his death, and not an indefinite failure of his issue, unless a contrary intention appears from the will.