Commentary

18 Exception in the case of testamentary appointments

POWERS OF APPOINTMENT vol 33
| Commentary

18 Exception in the case of testamentary appointments

| Commentary

18 Exception in the case of testamentary appointments

If a will is executed in accordance with the Wills Act 18371 then additional formalities required by the instrument creating the power can be ignored2. In respect of a will executed abroad, the Wills Act 1963 extended the validity of such a document by providing that it will be treated as properly executed if the execution conforms to the internal law of the territory where it is executed, or the territory where, at either the time of execution or death the testator had his domicile or had his habitual residence, or of

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