Commentary

151 Provision as to use of property

CHARITIES AND CHARITABLE GIVING vol 6(2)
| Commentary

151 Provision as to use of property

| Commentary

151 Provision as to use of property

Gifts of specific property to particular charities are frequently accompanied by provisions as to the use to which the property should be put. Unless the testator’s intention requires that the provision in question should be binding on the charity, so that the gift will either lapse if it proves impossible at the outset1 or be subject to a cy-près scheme if it becomes impossible or unworkable at some later date, it is worth considering a form of words in which the testator’s wishes are made clear, and which will have moral

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