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(p. 181) 7. The disposal of property on death 

(p. 181) 7. The disposal of property on death
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(p. 181) 7. The disposal of property on death
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Richard Clements

and Ademola Abass

DOI:
10.1093/he/9780198726241.003.0007
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date: 19 September 2019

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 on the disposal of property on death discusses the following: the general characteristics of wills; the doctrine of incorporation by reference; the origins of the secret trust; the difference between fully and half secret trusts; the three elements of a secret trust: intention, communication, and acquiescence; mutual wills; donatio mortis causa (death bed gifts); and the rule in Strong v Bird. [89 words - 2 sentences]

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