| Commentary

43 Wills

| Commentary

43 Wills

Wills which give rise to problems of interpretation may require special consideration if gifts to charities or for charitable purposes are involved1. Care in the preparation of a will is, of course, essential, but cannot in practice guard against all possible difficulties. A charity may be incorrectly described in a will or cease to exist before the testator’s death, or a specific purpose designated by a will may not be practicable. In such cases, an application to the court for the construction of the will may be unavoidable. The Attorney General will normally be interested in such proceedings

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