159. Position of heir of person dying before 1 January 1926.

159.     Position of heir of person dying before 1 January 1926.

In the case of persons who died before 1 January 1926, the heir is entitled to the income of real estate under the doctrine of reconversion, even though conversion has taken place1, but he does not become protector of the settlement for purposes of disentail as claiming under a resulting use or trust for the settlor2. The heir or other person claiming by virtue of the period of accumulation exceeding the statutory period may, however, be a tenant for life for the purposes of