Special powers are subject to further restrictions. These are due to the fact that the class of objects in favour of whom the power may be executed is limited by the creator of the power. If this class is to be ascertainable on a contingency, the contingency must be one which must necessarily occur within the perpetuity period, reckoning from the date of the creation of the power1. The power is void if the contingency upon which the class of objects is to be ascertained may be beyond the perpetuity period, even if
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