A clause in a testator’s will leaving to his widow ‘such minimal sum as she might be entitled to by way of maintenance under English Law’ was void for uncertainty. It tried to place the judge in the position of an arbitrator, and did so without his consent, and would not be allowed.
Times 22-Jul-1998,  2 FLR 775
Wills and Probate
Updated: 17 May 2022; Ref: scu.77810