288. Common law power of leasing.

A limited owner has a common law power to make a demise for a term not exceeding the duration of his own estate1. Every power of appointment over, or power to convey or charge land or any interest in it, whether created by a statute or other instrument or implied by law, and whether created before or after the commencement of the Law of Property Act 1925 (not being a power vested in a legal mortgagee or an estate owner in right of his estate and exercisable by him or by another person in his name and on his