rule against accumulations

A rule based on the English statute known as the Thelluson Act or on equivalent laws enacted in other jurisdictions rendering nugatory provisions for the accumulation of the rents and profits of property beyond a certain period provided by the statute. 41 Am J1st Perp § 44. A statutory rule against the adding of interest or income to a fund, pursuant to the provisions of a deed or will, for the purpose of preventing the expenditure thereof, beyond a limited number of years. 41 Am J1st Perp § 48.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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