| Commentary

186 Administration by charity

| Commentary

I: ADMINISTRATION

186 Administration by charity

Although it has become increasingly common, it may not be within the powers of a charity, or generally desirable for a charity, to undertake the writing of wills or the administration of the estate of a deceased person, and a charity should not necessarily be prepared to accept appointment under a will as an executor1.

The possibility of a charity acting as administrator with the will annexed may arise where there is no (or no suitable) executor and the bulk of the testator’s estate has been left to the charity concerned. It

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