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Author Du Toit, F., author.

Title Fundamentals of South African trust law / by Francois Du Toit, Bradley Smith, Anton van der Linde.

Published Durban : LexisNexis, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KR 4326 DU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 259 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-230) and index.
Contents General Introduction -- Introduction -- The essential features of the SA trust -- The statutory definitions of a trust -- Trust descriptions -- The parties to a trust -- Trust property -- Trust instruments -- SA trust in a legal-comparative context -- The SA Trust in its Historical and Legal Contexts -- Introduction -- The history of the trust -- The reception of the trust and the development of trust law in South Africa -- The legal nature of the SA Trust -- Is the SA trust a true trust? -- The Trust, Public Policy and Constitutionalism -- Introduction -- Personal autonomy, private ownership and freedom of disposition -- Limitation of freedom of disposition -- SA Courts application of public policy and constitutionalism to trusts -- The Creation of a Trust -- Introduction -- The requirements for the creation of a valid trust -- Requirements for trust administration to commence -- The moment at which a trust comes into being -- Is the creation of a trust a unilateral or multilateral act? -- The Trust Instrument -- Introduction -- Constitutive nature of trust instrument -- Lodgement of trust instruments and access to trust documents -- Variation of trust provisions -- Termination of a trust -- The Trustee -- Introduction -- Competence to be a trustee -- Trustee's appointment -- Acceptance of the appointment as a trustee -- Trustee's authorisation -- Furnishing of security by a trustee -- Trustee's fiduciary duty -- Co-trusteeship -- Trust expenses and trustee remuneration -- Litigation by or against a trustee -- Breach of trust by a trustee -- Insolvency of a trust or trustee -- Loss of office by a trustee -- Trust Administration -- Introduction -- Public supervision and control of trustees and trust administration -- Trustee's duties with regard to trust administration -- Common law duties -- A Trustees powers with regard to trust administration -- The Investment of trust funds -- A Trustee's failure to administer trust properly : the abuse of trust form -- The Trust Beneficiary -- Introduction -- The Appointment of a trust beneficiary -- Adiation or repudiation by a trust beneficiary -- The nature and extent of a trust beneficiary's rights -- Devolution of trust benefits to trust beneficiaries -- The Remedies of trust beneficiaries -- Successive beneficiaries and long-term trust dispositions -- The Trust in Practice - Introduction - The testamentary ownership trust -- The inter vivos ownership trust -- The bewind trust -- The discretionary trust -- The business trust -- The charitable trust -- Miscellaneous practical trust matters -- Appendix -- Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988 -- Legislation Register -- Index
Other author Van der Linde, Anton, author.
Smith, Bradley (Bradley S.), author.
Subject Trusts and trustees -- South Africa.
ISBN 9780639005164

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