Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The statute 32 Henry VIII, c. 28, enabling certain persons to make leases binding for 21 years upon their successors.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The act of 32 Henry VIII. c. 28, by which tenants In tall, husbands seised in right of their wives, and others, were empowered to make leases for their lives or for twenty-one years, which they could not do before. 2 Bl. Comm. 319; Co.. Litt 44a. The phrase is also applied to any statute enabling persons or corporations to do what before they couid not