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Rent charges

This page is concerned with rent charges and their reasonableness. Definition of rentcharge Rentcharges Act 1977 A rentcharge is any annual or other periodic sum charged on or issuing out of land, except (a) rent reserved by a lease or tenancy, or (b) any sum payable by way of interest (s1 of the Rentcharges Act 1977). Section 2 provides that no rentcharge may be created whether at law or in equity after coming into force of this section. However, a…

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