Clause providing against lapse in the case of a gift to a named person and operating as a direct gift to the substituted persons with a variation in respect of a lapsed share of residue and a gift to a charity
Clause providing against lapse in the case of a gift to a named person and operating as a direct gift to the substituted persons with a variation in respect of a lapsed share of residue and a gift to a charity

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  • Clause providing against lapse in the case of a gift to a named person and operating as a direct gift to the substituted persons with a variation in respect of a lapsed share of residue and a gift to a charity

[I declare that if [insert full name or names of persons whose gift(s) might lapse] of [insert full address(es) of persons whose gift(s) might lapse] shall die in my lifetime [leaving issue living at my death or then en ventre but born afterwards], the gift(s) herein contained to them shall not lapse but shall go as if they had survived me and died immediately after my death.

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