The Perpetuities and Accumulations Act 2009 marked a substantial change in the law of perpetuities1. Even before this, certain perpetual interests were unobjectionable: certain estates and interests in land could and can last for an indefinite time; if created or existing as present interests2, so as to be vested in some person, persons or corporation, there is and was no objection to them on any ground of perpetuity3. These estates and interests created in instruments taking effect prior to the coming into force of the 2009 Act were as follows:
(1) easements and profits à prendre4;
(2) rentcharges and
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