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(p. 458) 21. Powers of Trustees 

(p. 458) 21. Powers of Trustees
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(p. 458) 21. Powers of Trustees
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Philip H Pettit

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10.1093/he/9780199694952.003.0021
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date: 23 August 2019

This chapter examines the powers of trustees under the law in Great Britain. These include the powers of sale, to give receipts, to insure, to compound liabilities, and powers of maintenance of minors, of advancement, and in relation to reversionary interests. The chapter also discusses the trustees' right to reimbursement for costs and expenses, and the power of trustees of land, and also discusses applications to the court and the controls that exist over the exercise by trustees of their powers.

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