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(p. 459) 16. The variation of trusts 

(p. 459) 16. The variation of trusts
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(p. 459) 16. The variation of trusts
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Graham Virgo

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10.1093/he/9780198804710.003.0016
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date: 23 August 2019

This chapter considers issues concerning the process of changing the terms of a trust. It explains that a trustee cannot make any changes in the terms of a trust but the court can confer on the trustees a statutory power to vary the terms of the trust upon application of the trustee or a person beneficially entitled under the trust. This statutory power may not be used to alter any of the beneficial interests under the trust. This chapter also discusses the provisions of the Variation of Trusts Act 1958 which gives the court the power to approve by order any arrangement that revokes or varies a trust or enlarges the powers of the trustees to manage or administer the trust property.

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