1.   Short title


   2.   Tacit hypothecation of the State for arrear rents or taxes limited


   3.   Hypothecation of minors and insane persons on the estates of guardians and curators


   4.   Of legatees on estates of testators


   5.   Tacit hypothecation of landlords to hire of premises limited


   6.   Hypothecation to survive in favour of heir


   7.   Act not to give rights of hypothecation not possessed by law


   8.   Certain tacit hypothecations abolished


   9.   Tacit hypothecation on fixed property extinguished by sale



Cap. 14, 1959,
L.N. 84, 1966.

An Act to amend the law relating to tacit hypothecations.

[Date of Commencement: 10th June, 1891]


1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Tacit Hypothecs Act.


2.   Tacit hypothecation of the State for arrear rents or taxes limited

   The tacit hypothecation possessed by the State upon the estates of persons indebted to the State for the arrears of any rent or other periodical payment issuing out of land, or for the arrears of any tax or other periodical payment of a like nature, shall in no case be claimable for any sum exceeding a sum equal to three whole years of such rent, tax or other payment.

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