If there is a tenant for life or other uncertain interest in land that is leased to
another, upon the death of such tenant for life or termination of such other uncertain
interest, the lessee may hold the land through the end of the current year of the
tenancy, paying rent. The rent, if it is reserved in money, shall be apportioned between the tenant for
life or other uncertain interest, or his personal representative, and those who succeed
to the land. If rent is reserved in kind, it shall be paid to the tenant for life or other uncertain
interest, or his personal representative, and the tenant or his personal representative,
as the case may be, shall pay to those who succeed to the land a reasonable rent,
in money, from the expiration of the life estate or other uncertain interest to the
end of the current year of the tenancy. The rent to be paid to those who succeed to the land shall be a charge in preference
to other claims on the rent received in kind by such tenant or his personal representative.
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