Aspects of the law of trusts 802

Module code AVT 802
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

(a) The basic trust-idea and the importance thereof in the formation and administration of trusts
(b) The trust and other legal institutions; anomalies in the law of trusts
(c) Essentialia of the trust with the emphasis on problems identified in case law
(d) The juridical construction of the inter vivos trust – a critical evaluation
(e) The protection of trust beneficiaries with specific reference to the so-called “core elements” of the trust
(f) Parties to the trust
(g) The trust and taxation
(h) The trust as instrument in estate planning

Module credits 30.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Double Medium
Academic organisation Private Law
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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