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Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 No 63
Current version for 17 July 2020 to date (accessed 5 August 2020 at 09:41)
10.8 Acquisition of property by gift
(1) The Trust may acquire any property by gift (whether on trust or otherwise) for the purposes of this Act and may agree to, and carry out, the conditions of any such gift, but only if the carrying out of any such condition is not inconsistent with the functions of the Trust.(2) The rule of law against remoteness of vesting does not apply to any condition of a gift to which the Trust has agreed under this section.(3) The Duties Act 1997 does not apply to or in respect of any gift made or to be made to the Trust.(4) The Trust must not agree to any condition of a gift of money or property that is made to or to be held in the Biodiversity Conservation Trust Public Fund.Note.Gifts of money or property made to the Public Fund may be used only for the principal purpose of the Trust.(5) In this section, gift includes a devise or bequest.