LAW 580 - Trusts

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Law

A brief survey of the historical development of the trust. Definition and classification of trusts. Creation of express trust; the three certainties. Completely and incompletely constituted trusts. Secret, protective, discretionary and illusory trusts. Charitable trust and the rule against perpetuities. Cy-pres doctrine. Non-charitable purpose trusts. Implied or resulting trusts. Constructive trusts. Revocation, termination and variation of trusts. The appointment, retirement and removal of trustees. Duties, discretion and powers of trustees. Breach of trust.

No syllabi

Fall Term 2023


Section Capacity Class times Instructor(s)
2023-09-06 - 2023-12-05 (MWF)
10:30 - 11:20
LC 207A
Primary Instructor: Mitchell McInnes