Commentary

19 Exception in the case of appointments by deed

POWERS OF APPOINTMENT vol 33
| Commentary

19 Exception in the case of appointments by deed

| Commentary

19 Exception in the case of appointments by deed

In respect of appointments executed by deed, the Law of Property Act 1925 provides that a deed executed in the presence of and attested by two or more witnesses1, in the manner in which deeds are ordinarily executed and attested, is, as respects its execution and attestation, a valid exercise of a power to appoint by deed or by any instrument in writing (not being testamentary), even if it is expressly required that a deed or instrument in writing made in exercise of a power is to be executed or attested

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