• Current through October 23, 2012

A devise of the land of a testator, or of his land in any place, or in the occupation of a person named or otherwise described in a general manner, includes his leasehold estates or those to which the descriptions extend, as well as freehold estates, unless a contrary intention appears in the testamentary instrument containing the devise.

(Sept. 14, 1965, 79 Stat. 688, Pub. L. 89-183, § 1.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 18-304.

1973 Ed., § 18-304.