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Equity and the Law of Trusts



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Equity and the Law of Trusts by Philip H. Pettit
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Equity and the Law of Trusts is a long-established work providing students with comprehensive coverage of all topics relevant to undergraduate studies . The author's concise writing style provides the reader with a clear understanding of the issues surrounding equity and trusts law. The tenth edition it has been fully revised and updated to include new material on resulting and constructive trusts, and proprietary estoppel, as well as new legislation relating to limitations and perpetuties.

Table of Contents

1. History of the Court of Chancery and Introduction to Equity; 2. The Trust Concept; 3. The Essentials of a Trust; 4. Classification and Juristic Nature of Trusts; 5. Formal Requirements of Express Trusts; 6. Completely and Incompletely Constituted Trusts; 7. Secret Trusts and Mutual Wills; 8. Constructive Trusts; 9. Resulting Trusts; 10. Common Intention Constructive Trusts; Proprietary Estoppel; Licences; 11. Unlawful Trusts; 12. Voidable Trusts; 13. Charitable Trusts; 14. The Administration of Charities; 15. Trustees. Appointment and Determination of Appointment; 16. Special Kinds of Trustees; 17. Duties of Trustees; 18. The Investment of Trust Funds; 19. Evenhandedness as between the Beneficiaries; 20. The Fiduciary Nature of Trusteeship; 21. Appointment of Agents, Nominees and Custodians: delegation of trusts; 22. Powers of Trustees; 23. Variation of Trusts; 24. Breach of Trust; 25. Following and Tracing; 26. Injunctions I - Nature, damages in lieu, enforcement; 27. Injunctions II - Principles governing grant of injunctions; 28. Injunctions III - Injunctions in particular types of cases; 29. Specific Performance; 30. Other Equitable Remedies; 31. Conversion and Reconversion; 32. Satisfaction, Ademption and Performance; 33. The Equitable Doctrine of Election; Index
Release date NZ
September 29th, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
10th Revised edition
Oxford University Press
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