Commentary

49 Powers of revocation and new appointment

POWERS OF APPOINTMENT vol 33
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49 Powers of revocation and new appointment

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I: POWER OF REVOCATION

49 Powers of revocation and new appointment

Where a power shows an intention that any appointment made in exercise of it must be irrevocable then no power of revocation can be reserved1. However, in the absence of such an intention, the donee of the power may either appoint absolutely, or he may, in the appointment itself, reserve a power of revocation and new appointment, even though not expressly authorised to do so by the instrument creating the power. Such powers may be reserved as often as necessary2. A power of revocation may be reserved in respect of

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