989. General powers of the National Trust.

989.     General powers of the National Trust.

The National Trust1 may maintain and manage, either alone or jointly with other bodies or persons2, open spaces or places of public resort and buildings for public recreation, resort or instruction, for the convenience of persons using them or resorting to them, and may, for the comfort and convenience of persons using or resorting to them, improve any property which belongs to it, or in which it has any interest, and may exercise full powers of ownership over such property3.

For the carrying into effect of its