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reversioner

a person entitled to an estate in REVERSION.

REVERSIONER, estates. One entitled to a reversion.
     2. Although not in actual possession, the reversioner having a vested interest in the reversion, is entitled to his action for an injury done to the inheritance. 4 Burr. 2141. The reversioner is entitled to the rent, and this important incident passes with a grant or assignment of the reversion. It is not inseparable from it, and may be severed and excepted out of the grant by special words. Co. Litt. 143, a, 151, a, b Cruise, Digest, t. 17, s. 19.

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Perhaps it is fair to say that courts and commentators expect a future interest holder--whether it is a reversioner or remainderman, a landlord or a mortgagee--to behave fairly when circumstances have changed dramatically either because of some external social, economic or environmental development or because of a potentially foreseeable but nevertheless fortuitous event.
First, the traditional English common law rule can be understood as an "equilibrium inducing" or "bargaining default rule," (108) a rule whose very strictness might lead parties to bargain expressly over the tenant's power to exploit the reversioner's land.
3, 2007) (reversioner may recover damages or obtain injunction against waste by leasehold tenant who allows building of flood retention pond on land).