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The DC Code: § 42-1005 Giving of absolute power--To owner of limited estate.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

Where an absolute power of disposition, not accompanied by any trust, shall be given to the owner of a particular estate for life or years, such estate shall be changed into a fee, absolute in respect to the rights of creditors and purchasers but subject to any future estates limited thereon in case the power should not be executed or the lands should not be sold for the satisfaction of debts.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-105. 1973 Ed., § 45-1005. DC CODE § 42-1005 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1353, ch. 854, § 1041.)