Other powers of the court under the
11.1A wide variety of unrelated powers are conferred on the court by different sections of the Trustee Act 1956. This chapter deals with the issues raised by these remaining provisions. The provisions of the Trustee Act considered here are:
- section 66 – applying to court for directions;
- section 72 – authorising payment of commission;
- section 74 – a power to make a beneficiary indemnify for breach of trust;
- section 75 – barring claims and future claims;
- sections 77 to 79 – payment of trust money to the Crown;
- section 76 – distribution of shares of missing beneficiaries; and
- section 35 – protection against creditors by means of advertising.
11.2The chapter makes a number of proposals for reforming these provisions.