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Trust Law and Practice

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Published: September 18, 2008
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ISBN/ISSN: 1300409119268
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A practical and up-to-date reference covering all major areas of trust law including tax law and Capital Gains Tax. Trust Law and Practice is a subscription based product including both the printed loose-leaf and LexisMobile publications. Updates for 12 months (print and mobile) are included in the price.

This accessible, practical guide simplifies the complexity of trust law, and focuses where necessary, on the technical aspects thereof. The practical implications of the more important provisions of the Trust Property Control Act, other amendments in taxation legislation and various major areas of trust law including tax law and Capital Gains Tax are covered.

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Table of contents

- Trust Law and Practice

Chapter 1 - Introduction and history

Chapter 2 - The elements of a trust

Chapter 3 - The trustee

Chapter 4 - The beneficiary

Chapter 5 - Classification of trusts

Chapter 6 - Capita selectae in the law of trusts

Chapter 7 - Trusts and the law of taxation

Chapter 8 - The trust as a practical instrument in estate planning

Chapter 9 - The trust deed/instrument

- Annexures

Annexure A - Business entities - a comparison

Annexure B - Tax consequences resulting from the disposal of a commercial building when held in different business entities

Annexure C - Should growth assets still be transferred to a trust?

Annexure D - Documents required for the registration of a trust:

- The Act

- Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988