special power
special power see power 2b

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • special power — The authority of an agent to do only a specific act or acts in pursuance of particular instructions, or with restrictions necessarily implied from the act to be done. 3 Am J2d Agency § 6. See special power of appointment; special power of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • special power — noun 1. : a power of appointment (as to testator s widow to appoint testator s estate to such of their issue as she should by her will appoint) created or reserved not for the benefit of the donee but for the benefit of persons or a class of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • special power of appointment — see power of appointment Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. special power of appointment …   Law dictionary

  • special power of attorney — see power of attorney Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. special power of attorney …   Law dictionary

  • special power of appointment — A power of appointment under which the donee of the power is restricted to passing on the property to certain individuals or class of individuals designated or described in the instrument which creates the power. Marx v Rice, 1 NJ 574, 65, A2d 48 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • special power in trust — See special power of appointment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • special power of attorney — A power couched in specific rather than general terms, as a power to sell, not any land owned by the principal, but specified land of the principal; a power to sell to a particular purchaser, not any purchaser; or a power to sell on specified… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • power of attorney — power of attorney: an instrument containing an authorization for one to act as the agent of the principal that terminates esp. upon revocation by the principal or death of the principal or agent – called also letter of attorney; du·ra·ble power… …   Law dictionary

  • Power of the Keys —     Power of the Keys     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Power of the Keys     The expression power of the keys is derived from Christ s words to St. Peter (in Matthew 16:19). The promise there made finds its explanation in Isaias 22, in which the key …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • power of appointment — power of appointment: a power granted under a deed or will authorizing the donee to dispose of an estate in a specified manner for the benefit of the donee or of others general power of appointment: a power of appointment which the donee may… …   Law dictionary

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