Land And Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009


Abolition of various rules.

16.— Subject to section 17, the following rules are abolished:

(a) the rules known as the common law contingent remainder rules;

(b) the rule known as the Rule in Purefoy v. Rogers;

(c) the rule known as the Rule in Whitby v. Mitchell (also known as the old rule against perpetuities and the rule against double possibilities);

(d) the rule against perpetuities;

(e) the rule against accumulations.