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10 Certainty of objects

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D: OBJECTS OF POWERS

10 Certainty of objects

An appointor must be able to ascertain the class of potential appointees with sufficient certainty in order to ensure the valid exercise of the power, and the court must also be able to ascertain the class so as to be in a position to supervise the exercise of the power. A power of appointment among a class will be valid if it can be said with certainty whether any individual is or is not a member of that class. It is not necessary to ascertain every possible member of the class1. The question

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