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Resulting trusts and the law of restitution

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This thesis explores the nature of the resulting trust and its role in the law of restitution. Part One examines the situations in which resulting trusts arise. Chapters I (Apparent Gifts) and II (Trusts Which Fail) concern the traditional categories of resulting trust; III (Quistclose trusts) and IV (Failure of Consideration) look at resulting trusts which arise when property has been transferred for limited purposes which become incapable of fulfilment. It is concluded that all ...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
1995
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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