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Complete Equity and TrustsText, Cases, and Materials

Complete Equity and Trusts: Text, Cases, and Materials (5th edn)

Richard Clements and Ademola Abass
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date: 14 July 2024

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  • Richard ClementsRichard ClementsLeader of International Partnerships (Law) at the, University of the West of England, Bristol
  •  and Ademola AbassAdemola AbassHead of the African Centre for Peace and Security Training, Institute for Security Studies, Addis Ababa


Titles in the Complete series combine extracts from a wide range of primary materials with clear explanatory text to provide readers with a complete introductory resource. This chapter discusses the following: the different types of trustee; the number of trustees required; the general duties of trustees; trustee decision making; disclaiming trusteeship; who is eligible to be a trustee; who has power to appoint trustees, express and statutory powers; the appointment of trustees by the beneficiaries; the appointment of trustees by the court; the vesting of the legal estate in the trustees; the retirement of trustees; and the removal of trustees; protection of beneficiaries.

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