287. General principles.

(ii)     Powers of Leasing

287.     General principles.

In relation to an estate in fee simple, a person other than the beneficial owner of the land and minerals1 may have a power to lease land and minerals. Such a power may subsist as a common law power2, or it may be conferred by statute3. If the person otherwise entitled to grant a lease of the land is under a disability by reason of minority or mental disorder, his power of leasing may be restricted4. There are also special rules governing the granting