Precedents for leases with a peppercorn rent can be found in:

Kelly’s Legal Precedents. 20th ed. (2012) chapter 23.

  • Precedent 20: Lease of allotment garden at peppercorn rent.

Smith, Precedent Library for the General Practitioner. 2nd ed. (2009)

  • Precedent 2.23: Lease for life.

The Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents. Vol. 17(2) Gifts (2014 reissue)

  • Precedent 103: Lease of a house back to the donor for less than 21 years at a peppercorn rent determinable by notice following death or permanently ceasing to reside.
  • Precedent 105: Lease of a cottage for up to 20 years to a retired employee at a peppercorn rent – determinable by notice on death, or permanently ceasing to reside.
  • Precedent 106: Lease to a parent of a ‘granny’ flat in a house owned by the child – the parent having never owned the house or contributed to its purchase – for less than 21 years at a peppercorn rent determinable by notice on permanently ceasing to reside.

Record last checked 28 August 2014.

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