2016 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 765 - PROPERTY
765 ILCS 330/ - Rights of Entry or Re-entry Act.

(765 ILCS 330/0.01) (from Ch. 30, par. 37a.9)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Rights of Entry or Re-entry Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)


(765 ILCS 330/1) (from Ch. 30, par. 37b)
Sec. 1. No possibility of reverter or right of entry or re-entry for breach of a condition subsequent is alienable or devisable; and no conveyance thereof made after the effective date of this Act shall operate in favor of the grantee, or persons claiming under him, by estoppel, inurement of title, or operation of Section 7 of an Act entitled "An Act Concerning Conveyances," approved March 29, 1872, as amended.
(Source: Laws 1947, p. 659.)


(765 ILCS 330/2) (from Ch. 30, par. 37c)
Sec. 2. At the termination of a trust, however effected, any possibility of reverter and any right of entry or re-entry for breach of condition subsequent heretofore or hereafter reserved by or to the trustee and affecting land in this State ceases and determines as to the trustee but shall, at such termination, pass to the person or persons who receive the assets of the trust.
(Source: Laws 1947, p. 659.)


(765 ILCS 330/3) (from Ch. 30, par. 37d)
Sec. 3. When a corporation is dissolved or ceases to exist, any possibility of reverter and any right of entry or re-entry for breach of a condition subsequent heretofore or hereafter reserved by or to the corporation and affecting land in this State ceases and determines.
(Source: Laws 1947, p. 659.)


(765 ILCS 330/4) (from Ch. 30, par. 37e)
Sec. 4. Neither possibilities of reverter nor rights of entry or re-entry for breach of condition subsequent, whether heretofore or hereafter created, where the condition has not been broken, shall be valid for a longer period than 40 years from the date of the creation of the condition or possibility of reverter. If such a possibility of reverter or right of entry or re-entry is created to endure for a longer period than 40 years, it shall be valid for 40 years.
(Source: Laws 1959, p. 579.)


(765 ILCS 330/5) (from Ch. 30, par. 37f)
Sec. 5. If by reason of a possibility of reverter created more than fifty years prior to the effective date of this Act, a reverter has come into existence prior to the time of the effective date of this Act, no person shall commence an action for the recovery of the land or any part thereof based upon such possibility of reverter, after one year from the effective date of this Act.
If by reason of a breach of condition subsequent created more than fifty years prior to the effective date of this Act, a right of re-entry has come into existence prior to the time of the effective date of this Act, no person shall commence an action for the recovery of the land or any part thereof based upon such right of entry or re-entry after one year from the effective date of this Act, unless entry or re-entry has been actually made to enforce said right before the expiration of such year.
(Source: Laws 1947, p. 659.)


(765 ILCS 330/5a) (from Ch. 30, par. 37f.1)
Sec. 5a. If by reason of a possibility of reverter created more than 40 years prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act, a reverter has come into existence prior to the time of the effective date of this amendatory Act, no person shall commence an action for the recovery of the land or any part thereof based upon such possibility of reverter, after one year from the effective date of this amendatory Act.
If by reason of a breach of condition subsequent created more than 40 years prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act, a right of re-entry has come into existence prior to the time of the effective date of this amendatory Act, no person shall commence an action for the recovery of the land or any part thereof based upon such right of entry or re-entry after one year from the effective date of this amendatory Act, unless entry or re-entry has been actually made to enforce said right before the expiration of such year.
(Source: Laws 1959, p. 579.)


(765 ILCS 330/5b) (from Ch. 30, par. 37f.2)
Sec. 5b. This amendatory Act of 1959, reducing from 50 to 40 years the period referred to in Section 4 and adding Section 5a shall not be held to revive any possibility of reverter or rights of entry or re-entry for breach of condition subsequent heretofore barred by this Act.
(Source: Laws 1959, p. 579.)


(765 ILCS 330/6) (from Ch. 30, par. 37g)
Sec. 6. This Act does not invalidate or affect (1) a conveyance made for the purpose of releasing or extinguishing a possibility of reverter or right of entry or re-entry:
(2) A right of entry or the transfer of a right of entry for default in payment of rent reserved in a lease or for breach of covenant contained in a lease, where such transfer is in connection with a transfer of a reversion and the rent reserved in the lease.
(3) A right of entry or the transfer of a right of entry for default in payment of a rent granted or reserved in any deed or grant, or for breach of any covenant in any deed or grant where a rent is granted or reserved, where such transfer is in connection with a transfer of a rent so granted or the transfer of a rent so reserved; or
(4) Any rights of a mortgagee based upon the terms of the mortgage, or any rights of a Trustee or a beneficiary under a trust deed in the nature of a mortgage based upon the terms of the trust deed, or any rights of a grantor under a vendor's lien reserved in a deed.
(Source: Laws 1947, p. 659.)


(765 ILCS 330/7) (from Ch. 30, par. 37h)
Sec. 7. If any provision of this Act or the application of any provision thereto to any property, person, or circumstances is held to be invalid, such provision as to such property, person or circumstances shall be deemed to be excised from this Act, and the invalidity thereof as to such property, person or circumstances shall not affect any of the other provisions of this Act or the application of such provision to property, persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is invalid, and this Act shall be applied and shall be effective in every situation so far as its constitutionality extends.
(Source: Laws 1947, p. 659.)


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