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Trustee Act (Northern Ireland) 2001

Section 17: Power to appoint custodians

Section 17 confers a power to appoint a person to act as custodian undertaking the safe custody of assets of the trusts or documents or records concerning the assets. That definition of a custodian is found in section 17(2). Again, this appointment must be made in or evidenced in writing.

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