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Course Name Canadian Law of Trusts
Course Code LAW 6891
Course Section A
Course Credits 6.0
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.

Specialization Canadian Common Law
Status Elective
Elective for International Business Law
CPD Hours
NCA Status Yes - satisfies Trusts competency
Instructors -
Term Summer 2018
Start date
End date


Location Osgoode Hall - 4700 Keele St
Presentation Format In-person
Method of Evaluation Final Exam - Date TBA
Program Format TBA
Available for SCE Yes

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