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(p. 53) 3. Trusts and powers and the three certainties 

(p. 53) 3. Trusts and powers and the three certainties
(p. 53) 3. Trusts and powers and the three certainties

Richard Clements

and Ademola Abass

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date: 13 July 2020

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 trusts and powers discusses the following: the different types of trust and powers; power (mere or bare or personal); fiduciary power; trust power (trust in default of appointment); discretionary trust (sometimes called a trust power or power in the form of a trust); the certainty of intention, certainty of subject matter, and certainty of objects; administrative unworkability; certainty of objects in conditional gifts; and the effects of absence of the three certainties.

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