Kendall v Granger: CA 2 Jul 1842

Bequest of personalty to trustees, to be ‘applied for the relief of domestic distress, assisting indigent but deserving individuals, or encouraging undertakings of general utility.’ Held, void as a charitable bequest.
Lord Langdale MR
[1842] EngR 856, (1842) 5 Beav 300, (1842) 49 ER 593
England and Wales
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CitedHelena Partnerships Ltd v HM Revenue and Customs CA 9-May-2012
The company had undertaken substantial building works and sought associated tax relief. The court was asked whether, following a change in the company’s memorandum and articles of association, the company, a registered social landlord, remained a . .

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