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Course Name Canadian Law of Trusts
Course Code LAW 6891
Course Credits 6.0
Pre/Anti-requisites
Course Description

This course will inform students on the theory and practice of trusts. This course will consider foundational issues in the law of trusts such as the nature of a trust; formal requirements of trusts; constitution of trusts; secret trusts; trusts, powers and purposes; certainties; property-holding by unincorporated associations; charitable trusts and cy-pres; resulting trusts; some aspects of trustees' powers and duties; variation of trusts; the principles of constructive trusts; remedies, including some aspects of tracing; the intersection of trusts doctrine and the law of unjust enrichment. The course does not extend to tax treatment of trusts.

Upcoming Offerings

Not currently scheduled

Specialization Canadian Common Law
Status Elective
CPD Hours
NCA Status Yes - satisfies Trusts competency

All courses and schedules are subject to change.