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Definition of Estate Pur Autre Vie

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Estate Pur Autre Vie : (estate per autre vie)

(from Norman French: autre vie, other life)

An interest in property for the lifetime of someone else. If A is given property for B’s life, A is the tenant pur autre vie and will hold the property during the lifetime of B (the cestui que vie). If A dies before B, the persons entitled under A’s will or on his intestacy will take the interest for the remainder of B’s life; if B dies before A, A’s interest thereupon terminates. The interest is a kind of *life interest and an estate of freehold, i.e. it could be inherited; since 1925 it has been an equitable interest only (*equitable interests).

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