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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    August, 1944
    Bermuda

    This is a resource from the Resource Equity LandWise database of resources.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bermuda, Americas, Northern America

    This Act amends the Trusts (Special Provisions) Act 1989 by adding a new section (2A) concerning the legal effect of the reservation by the settlor to himself or grant to any other person in a trust instrument of any limited beneficial interest in the trust property or any or all of the powers specified in the new section. Those powers concern modification, transfer, etc. of trusts, trust instruments or trust property. A trust instrument may provide that the reservation or grant of any of such powers shall not impose a fiduciary duty on the holder of such powers.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bermuda, Americas, Northern America

    This Act concerns survival of actions upon the death of a person for the benefit of his or her estate. The Act also concerns actions in tort against estate of deceased person.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bermuda, Americas, Northern America

    This Act regulates certain aspects of trusts, i.e. a legal relationship created, either inter-vivos or on death in which assets are placed under the control of a trustee for the benefit of a beneficiary or for a specified purpose. Matters regulated include: governing law; capacity to create trusts; and jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. One Part of the Act is dedicated to special purpose trusts, i.e. trust created for a non-charitable purpose or purposes. No interest in land in Bermuda shall be held, directly or indirectly, in a purpose trust.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bermuda, Americas, Northern America

    This Act regulates inheritance by will of real estate and other property. The Act concerns, among other things: the drafting and interpretation of wills; the capacity to make wills; property disposable by will; validity of wills; and devise of real estate to more than one person.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bermuda, Americas, Northern America

    This Act requires a body corporate acquiring land at certain conditions or a body corporate that disposes of such land to deposit a memorandum on the transaction in the office of Registrar-General. Failing to do so constitutes an offence. The Registrar-General shall keep a register, by parishes, of land held by bodies corporate in Bermuda and shall annually report on this to the Governor, for the information of the Legislature.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bermuda, Americas, Northern America

    This Act makes provisions for matters of inheritance and other matters of succession to title in real estate and personal property.The Act concerns, among other things, lease intestacy trust, escheat to the Crown, powers of Court, administration of estates of a deceased person and contracts to leave property by will.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bermuda, Americas, Northern America

    This Act regulates the (grant of) administration of real and personal estates of deceased persons. The Act consists of 51 sections divided into 5 Parts.An application for the grant or revocation of probate or administration shall be made through the Registrar in the prescribed form. No grant shall be made by the Registrar until a contention is disposed of, or it appears to the Registrar that a grant ought not to be made without the direction of the Court.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bermuda, Americas, Northern America

    This Act regulates inheritance in general and in particular of land as defined in section 1. Section 3 concerns acquisition of land as a devisee, whereas section 4 provides for acquisition of land under certain limitations.

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