Commentary

49 Appointment under statutory powers

CHARITIES AND CHARITABLE GIVING vol 6(2)

49 Appointment under statutory powers

49 Appointment under statutory powers

The provisions of the Trustee Act 1925 relating to the appointment of new trustees1 and the vesting of trust property in them2, apply to charitable trusts in the same way as to any other trusts3 and there is no limit on the number of trustees of a charitable trust of land. Earlier statutes4 (now repealed5) conferred powers of appointment of new trustees to various bodies in relation to trusts of land for religious or educational purposes. The operation of such statutes is, however, preserved in the cases where

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