special power

Definition of "special power"
  1. A specific legal authority that allows a designated person or group to dispense property according to expressed instructions. This authority, however, excludes the person receiving the power and is used to manage, assign, or restrict property rights to a degree less than absolute ownership
How to use "special power" in a sentence
  1. A trustee may have special power to distribute property to certain beneficiaries as stated in the trust document.
  2. In a will, the testator may grant the executor special power to distribute specific assets among the heirs.
  3. Special power was given to the property manager to lease the commercial buildings, but he could not sell them.

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