Commonwealth Caribbean Law of Trusts
Routledge-Cavendish – 2013 – 532 pages
The law of trusts is a subject of considerable importance in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Traditional areas, such as testamentary trusts, resulting and constructive trusts, and charitable trusts, are now fully incorporated into the mainstream substantive law of the region, while the principles associated with offshore trust regimes are constantly expanding and developing.
This third edition of Commonwealth Caribbean Law of Trustshas been updated to reflect new case law and legislation, and to highlight recent trends relating to both traditional and offshore trusts. The book provides a core text for students of trusts law in the Commonwealth Caribbean, comprehensively covering general legal principles and analysing key Caribbean and English cases. This established text will also serve as a useful reference source for practitioners of trusts law.
1. Development and Nature of Trusts 2. Formalities for the Creation of Trusts 3. The Three Certainties 4. Constitution of Trusts 5. Secret Trusts and Mutual Wills 6. Resulting Trusts 7. Constructive Trusts 8. Non-Charitable Purpose Trusts 9. Charitable Trusts 10. Appointment, Retirement and Removal of Trustees 11. Duties of Trustees 12. Powers of Trustees 13. Variation of Trusts 14. Remedies for Breach of Trust 15. Trusts and Taxation
Gilbert Kodilinye is Professor of Property Law at the University of the West Indies.