Commonwealth Caribbean Law of Trusts : Third Edition book cover
3rd Edition

Commonwealth Caribbean Law of Trusts
Third Edition

ISBN 9780415663458
Published September 24, 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish
568 Pages

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Book Description

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 book has been updated to reflect new case law and legislation, and to highlight recent trends relating to both traditional and offshore trusts.

Table of Contents

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 

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Gilbert Kodilinye is Professor of Property Law at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

Sir Trevor Carmichael QC is the founder of Chancery Chambers, Barbados.