| Commentary

142 Character of the charity

| Commentary

142 Character of the charity

Clearly, the character and activities of a charity may alter, either through changes of policy or personalities, or as a result of constitutional changes. If there is a possibility that this will happen, the testator may wish to consider attaching a condition to the gift1, or designating the gift for a specified purpose2, rather than simply giving it to the institution concerned. Occasionally, charities are advised that they may properly refuse a legacy. It is also possible that a cy-près scheme3 might be established to remove an unworkable or

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