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The Jersey Law of Trusts 4th ed

ISBN13: 9781901614480
Previous Edition ISBN: 187007095X
Published: July 2013
Publisher: Key Haven Publications PLC
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £150.00

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This long-awaited update to the leading publication on the law of trusts in Jersey offers the most comprehensive analysis available.

It provides a consideration of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 as it currently stands, and the case law which has been developed in the Jersey courts, particularly over the last twenty years. It is essential reading for trustees and those advising on, and litigating in relation to, Jersey trusts.

The new 4th edition has been completely updated to incorporate all the key developments in this area since the last edition. Features of the 4th edition include:-

  • A thorough account of the legal principles underlying Jersey law
  • A detailed analysis of the structure and application of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984
  • A commentary on the amendments made by the Trusts (Jersey) (Amendment No. 5) Law 2012
  • Discussion of the case law on the Hastings-Bass principle and analysis of the current status of the principle in Jersey
  • Analysis of the non-charitable purpose trust and its uses

Equity and Trusts, Other Jurisdictions , Channel Islands
Chapter 1 - An Introduction to Relevant Concepts and Principles of Jersey Law
Chapter 2 - Customary Law Background to Trusts in Jersey
Chapter 3 - Structure of the TJL
Chapter 4 - Essential Elements of a Trust
Chapter 5 - Classification of Trusts
Chapter 6 - Proper Law of the Trust
Chapter 7 - Creation and Validity of a Trust
Chapter 8 - Creation of Trusts by Operation of Law
Chapter 9 - Beneficiaries
Chapter 10 - Donner et retenir ne vaut and Trusts
Chapter 11 - Trustees
Chapter 12 - Powers and Duties Of Trustees
Chapter 13 - Variation of Trusts
Chapter 14 - Remedying Deficiencies in Trust Instruments and Trustees' Actions
Chapter 15 - Breach of Trusts
Chapter 16 - Duration of a Trust, Rules in Relation to Perpetuities and Termination of a Trust
Chapter 17 - Charitable and Non-Charitable Purpose Trusts
Chapter 18 - Jurisdiction of the Court
Chapter 19 - Powers of the Court