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Essentials of Equity and Trusts Law isbn 9780582894068

Equity and Trusts

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ISBN13: 9780712107990
ISBN: 0712107991
New Edition ISBN: 9780582894068
Published: April 1991
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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Providing an outline of equity and trusts, this book discusses the history and development of these institutions. The nature of equities and trusts are examined and their basic concepts are explained. The text offers information on trustees, their duties and appointment, equitable doctrines and maxims, breach of trust, injunctions, equitable remedies, such as rescission and rectification and includes revision questions at the end of each chapter.

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Introduction: the nature of equity.
Part 1 Trust: the concpet of a trust; creating a trust; secret and half secret trusts, mutual wills; completely and incompletely constituted trusts; resulting trusts; constructive trusts, protective trusts; trusts and the home; void and voidable trusts; charitable trusts; failure of charitable gifts, administration of charities; purpose trusts; trusts and powers.
Part 2 Trustees: trustees - appointment, retirement, removal and control, fiduciary nature of trusteeship; duties of trustees - the trust property, the beneficiaries; powers of trustees; trust, trustees and commerce; variation of trusts; breach of trust.
Part 3 Equitable doctrines and remedies: the equitable doctrines; injunctions; equitable remedies - specific performance, rescission and rectificatoin; undue influence, abuse of confidence; the equitable maxims. Appendices: examinations in equity adn trusts; examination questions.