§ 34-4-17. Barring of equitable estates tail.
Equitable estates tail in possession or remainder, and all remainders and reversions expectant on them, may be barred in the same manner as legal estates tail and the remainders and reversions expectant on them; and all conveyances of equitable estates tail made by deed in common form in which the intention is expressed of barring the entail, and reference is made to the specific land by metes and bounds, or by other definite description, shall bar the estate tail and all remainders and reversions expectant thereon.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 201, § 16; P.L. 1906, ch. 1346, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 252, § 16; G.L. 1923, ch. 296, § 16; G.L. 1938, ch. 434, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 34-4-17.)