1228. Conveyance free of incumbrances.

Where a tenant1 of a house2 gives to the landlord3 written notice of his desire to have the freehold, the landlord is bound to make to the tenant, and the tenant to accept, a grant of the house and premises4 for an estate in fee simple absolute, subject to the tenancy5 and to tenant's incumbrances6, but otherwise free of incumbrances7.

A conveyance so executed8:

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    (1)     has effect9 to overreach any incumbrance capable of being overreached10 as if, where the interest conveyed is settled land, the conveyance was made under the powers of the