power of appointment


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power of appointment

n. pl. powers of appointment Law
Authority enabling a person to dispose of a decedent's property.

power of appointment

n
(Law) property law authority to appoint persons either from a particular class (special power) or selected by the donee of the power (general power) to take an estate or interest in property
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Noun1.power of appointment - authority given (in a will or deed) by a donor to a donee to appoint the beneficiaries of the donor's property
authority, potency, authorization, authorisation, say-so, dominance - the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state"
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The power of appointment and removal of the Lokpal has practically gone to the political class which itself might be under investigation," Hegde said.
However, this power of appointment shall be limited and subject to check.
The forum has the full support of multiple government agencies, including the Power of Appointment of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.
If the taxpayer does not exercise her testamentary limited power of appointment, the instrument provides specific rules for the distribution of any remaining trust assets.
The annual exclusion result obtained for the grantor by providing beneficiaries with withdrawal rights comes as a result of the grant of a power to the beneficiary, a power that is considered a general power of appointment.
Power of appointment legislation has existed in New York since 1830.
A testamentary limited power of appointment (LPOA) allows the beneficiary to change the disposition that would otherwise occur at the beneficiary's death.
First, Congress could "limit and regulate removal of such inferior officers by heads of departments when it exercises its constitutional power to lodge the power of appointment with them" (272 U.
Most countries have procedures that provide for sharing the power of appointment of judges of the superior courts by the judiciary and the executive.
The limitation permitted her to exercise her power of appointment only in favor of Max's descendants, that is, Max and Erla's children and grandchildren.
The mayor shall have no power of appointment except those powers specifically granted to the mayor in this charter except as to the appointment of the secretaries, stenographers, clerks, telephone operators, and messengers connected with his/her office whose appointment shall not be subject to the civil service laws.
company held or owned by the Company or any power of appointment to be