A Treatise on the Rules Against Perpetuities, Restraints on Alienation and Restraints on Enjoyment as Applicable to Gifts of Property in Pennsylvania: With a Particular Discussion of Spendthrift Trusts, Married Women's Trusts, Accumulations and Gifts to Charities

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Bisel, 1909 - Charity laws and legislation - 548 pages
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Page 449 - ... no estate, real or personal, shall hereafter be bequeathed, devised, or conveyed to any body politic, or to any person, in trust for religious or charitable uses, except the same be done by deed or will, attested by two credible, and, at the time, disinterested witnesses, at least one calendar month before the decease of the testator or alienor...
Page 433 - ... hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving 'their bodies from disease, suffering or constraint, by Assisting them to establish themselves in life, or by erecting or maintaining public buildings or works or otherwise lessening the burdens of government. It is immaterial whether the purpose is called charitable in the gift itself, if it is so described as to show that it is charitable in its nature.
Page 188 - The absolute power of alienation shall not be suspended, by any limitation or condition whatever, for a longer period than during the continuance of a life or lives in being at the creation of the estate, and twenty-one years and ten months thereafter.
Page 39 - A remainder is vested in A., when throughout its continuance, A., or A. and his heirs, have the right to the immediate possession, whenever and however the preceding freehold estates may determine.
Page 379 - ... profits and produce of such property so directed to be accumulated, shall, so long as the same shall be directed to be accumulated contrary to the provisions of this act, go to and be received by such person or persons as would have been entitled thereto if such accumulation had not been directed...
Page 43 - Thus on a devise to A. for life, remainder to his children, but if any child dies in the lifetime of A. his share to go to those who survive, the share of each child is vested, subject to be divested by its death. But on a devise to A. for life, remainder to such of his children as survive him, the remainder is contingent.
Page 188 - No interest in real or personal property shall be good unless it must vest, if at all, not later than 21 years after some life in being at the creation of the interest and any period of gestation involved in the situation to which the limitation applies.
Page 254 - Commonwealth, that all limitations, by way of executory devise, which may not take effect within the term of a life or lives in being at the death of the testator...
Page 452 - A more specific application in the subject of trusts is the equitable doctrine that equity will not allow a trust to fail for want of a...
Page 72 - Several years4 after the statute was passed it was held that if land was conveyed to A to the use of B, to the use of C...

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