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The exception is the rule: donatio mortis causa

Hughes, Robert (2003) The exception is the rule: donatio mortis causa. Journal of South Pacific Law, 7 (2). NA. ISSN 1684-5307

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In conventional terms a donatio mortis causa (or what in the USA is called a gift[1] causa mortis) is a transfer of property made in contemplation or anticipation of the death of the maker. It involves a type of conditional transfer of property; that is to say, it is a transfer which vests property in the recipient or donee immediately it is made, but subject to a condition that the testator’s death should occur shortly thereafter.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Office of the VC
Depositing User: Ms Mereoni Camailakeba
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2003 04:48
Last Modified: 04 May 2012 02:59

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