appointor


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Related to appointor: Appointer, Non-Discretionary Trust

ap·poin·tor

 (ə-poin′tər, ə-poin′tôr′)
n.
One who directs the disposition of property by power that has been legally granted, as by a trust or deed.

appointor

(əˈpɔɪntə; əpɔɪnˈtɔː)
n
(Law) property law a person to whom a power to nominate persons to take property is given by deed or will. See also power of appointment
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2) A proxy shall be appointed by a written instrument signed by the appointor or an attorney authorised by him/her/it for such purpose.
Halford, (35) one of the first reported decisions in which such objections were raised, Vice-Chancellor Hall was emphatic that he could not</p> <pre> in the absence of authority say that a parent or appointor .
Over time] it became usual, especially in the case of great landowners, to appoint attorneys to attend to all suits which might arise during a specified period during the life of the appointor, or in a particular county or court.
However, the appointor must then bear the downside risk of new money injected to attempt to resuscitate the firm, whereas the unsecured creditors will realize any upside from the new money.
In the UK, there is little communication between the receiver and creditors other than his appointor.
by the appointor, the power of attorney or other authorisation
appointor is a corporation, the same shall be affixed with its