Commentary

153 Gift to several charities with discretion as to shares

CHARITIES AND CHARITABLE GIVING vol 6(2)
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153 Gift to several charities with discretion as to shares

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153 Gift to several charities with discretion as to shares

A further possibility is to leave the executors a discretion to decide on the amount or share to be given to each of several named charities, and even to select the recipients from a group of named charities1. Conscientious executors may consider it necessary, however, to make enquiries into the potential recipient charities. This may lead to a delay in the actual distribution of the estate, and a time limit might therefore be reasonably imposed in such cases2.

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