| Commentary

158 Specific gifts

| Commentary

158 Specific gifts

A gift of specific property for a charitable purpose usually involves the use of that property in specie for the purpose in question. The testator should be certain at the time of making his will that he can retain the property in question indefinitely and that it is suitable for the purpose intended. Where the property will require staffing, maintenance, insurance or other expenditure in order to be retained and used for the intended purpose, it is wise to ensure, either by separate gift or otherwise, that the necessary funds will be available. It is usually very

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