Commentary

148 Provision for change of name etc

CHARITIES AND CHARITABLE GIVING vol 6(2)
| Commentary

148 Provision for change of name etc

| Commentary

148 Provision for change of name etc

Even where the name of a charity is specified in a founding deed, and more often when it is contained in the constitution of a charitable unincorporated association or the memorandum of association of a charitable company, it is possible that the name of the charity may be altered before the will takes effect on the death of the testator. There are also potentially serious problems where a charity merges with another before the testator’s death1. Problems for the executors can be avoided by including an express provision that the gift

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