Commentary

44 Appointments by minors

POWERS OF APPOINTMENT vol 33
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44 Appointments by minors

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H: APPOINTMENTS BY PARTICULAR PERSONS

44 Appointments by minors

A minor1 may execute a power, if it is not coupled with an interest of the minor2; and it seems that a power, at any rate if it relates to personalty only, may be well exercised during minority, notwithstanding that it is coupled with an interest of the minor, where there is an intention that it should be exercisable during minority3.

A general collateral or naked power of appointment appears to be effectively exercised by a minor’s deed4, because the authority to dispose of

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