Attorney General v Haberdashers’ Company: 7 May 1791

Where a surplus to be distributed is an uncertain sum, the Master ought to report the shares in aliquot parts, not in money. The only way of administering a charity is under general direction to trustees; in case of misbehaviour there must be a new information, but the court will not keep the information and execute under it from time to time.
Lord Thurlow LC
[1791] EngR 1334, (1791) 1 Ves Jun 295, (1791) 30 ER 351 (B)
England and Wales
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Updated: 16 October 2021; Ref: scu.362849