Commentary

191 Statutory power of disposition

CHARITIES AND CHARITABLE GIVING vol 6(2)
| Commentary

191 Statutory power of disposition

| Commentary

191 Statutory power of disposition

Under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996, land subject to charitable trusts is held under a trust of land1. In relation to such land, the trustees have all the powers of an absolute owner, though exercisable only for the purposes of the trust2. Further, as with other trusts of land, the trustees’ powers are not exercisable ‘in contravention of, or of any order made in pursuance of, any other enactment or any rule of law or equity’3. In the case of charitable trusts, the principal such enactment is the Charities Act

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