general power of appointment

Definition of "general power of appointment"
  1. A type of power that permits the holder to bestow benefits to any individual, even to oneself
How to use "general power of appointment" in a sentence
  1. The will provided a general power of appointment which allowed the executor to distribute assets to any person, including himself.
  2. Using her general power of appointment, the trustee was able to direct assets to herself.
  3. The general power of appointment granted by the will, allowed the recipient to allocate the property to any individual of their choosing.

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