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Wills and Trusts provides, in looseleaf form, a commentary on all the main aspects of Wills and Trusts, together with the full text of all the statutes relevant to wills and trusts, comprehensive indexes to both titles and cumulative tables of statutes and cases cited in the commentaries.
The emphasis throughout the book is on practical advice for a range of circumstances in this dynamic field of law. The work covers all relevant areas, including the drafting and interpretation of wills, as well as the formation, administration and taxation of trusts. A wide selection of comprehensive precedents and checklists has been included.
Table of contents
Part A - Wills
Introduction to wills
Interpretation of wills
The meanings of words and phrases
Drafting of wills
Part B - Trusts
Legal origin and historical development
Classification and definition
Legal nature of and parties to a trust
Formation of a trust
Administration of the trust
Variation, revocation and termination of a trust
Taxation of trusts
Masters of the High Court
Calculation of Estate Duty
Wills Act 7 of 1953
Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 (extracts)
Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988