| Commentary

178 Absence of direction

| Commentary

178 Absence of direction

A scheme1 may be made if a charitable trust established by will does not contain or make adequate provision for the means by which the purpose of the trust is to be carried out, or if there are no trustees and no means of appointing them2. This situation is to be contrasted with the position where a clear intention to make a gift to charity is shown, but no recipient charity is named (or sufficiently identified) and no trust has been created. In such a case, the royal sign manual procedure is available

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