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pass to the surviving spouse if she is entitled to the whole income for life and has a general testamentary power of appointment over the remainder. (8) To pay from income to the widow, mother, children, brothers and sisters of the settlor, and their spouses and children

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– Testamentary Capacity [Westlaw International]. The new legislation thus offers greater protection against predatory marriages. The amendment was motivated by the legislature’s conclusion that few members of the general public were aware that marriage revoked a will or of the exceptions to that rule, and how

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Membership i. Transfer of Shares inter vivos 149. – Laws regulating the transfer of shares among living persons are extremely important in discerning both the legal character as well as the economic utility of a particular

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more the laws of the various regions are tending to treat marriage as a community, not only of life, but of economic cooperation. The various ways in which this idea is finding expression will be pointed out in the appropriate places. Reforms which are presently underway

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(Constitution of 26 Dec. 1962). Other constitutional amendments – two under the First, one under the Second, and one under the Third Republic – are generally believed to have been motivated by a need to preserve the continuity of administration. A presidential proclamation of 17 Oct. 1972 initiated a process of

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sources . – Jewish family law is a part of Jewish religious law, i.e. of the legal body regulating Jewish life and belief. [177] Cf ., Falk , Jewish Law passim ; idem , Hebrew Law passim ; idem , Introduction passim . It is the customary norm respected by observant Jews all over the world for

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person as living on permanently. Such a response would be unsatisfactory taking into account limited human life expectancy. Above all, however, weighty interests stand opposed to such a solution, e.g. those of relatives who are perhaps dependent on inheritance or on the proceeds of a life insurance

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declared purpose of the prohibition was to preserve marriage as an intimate and trusting personal union, free from calculations of economic advantage. While their life together lasted the assets of the marriage partners were treated in effect as a common fund that both were free to use, manage, and enjoy

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, however, that they [Muslims] will have to accept that in England Islam can only be followed as a religious faith and not pursued as an all-embracing way of life' (Poulter 1998 at p. 236). 8See Menski 1993 at p. 239; Menski 1997 at p. 65-66; and Menski 1993 at p. 247, where he points out the persistent

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, however, that they [Muslims] will have to accept that in England Islam can only be followed as a religious faith and not pursued as an all-embracing way of life' (Poulter 1998 at p. 236). 8See Menski 1993 at p. 239; Menski 1997 at p. 65-66; and Menski 1993 at p. 247, where he points out the persistent

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