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27/02/2021
Laws of Bangladesh

The Trusts Act, 1882

( ACT NO. II OF 1882 )

Chapter I

PRELIMINARY

Interpretation-clause
3. A “trust” is an obligation annexed to the ownership of property, and arising out of a confidence reposed in and accepted by the owner, or declared and accepted by him, for the benefit of another, or of another and the owner: the person who reposes or declares the confidence is called the “author of the trust”: the person who accepts the confidence is called the “trustee”: the person for whose benefit the confidence is accepted is called the “beneficiary”: the subject-matter of the trust is called “trust-property” or “trust-money”: the “beneficial interest” or “interest” of the beneficiary is his right against the trustee as owner of the trust-property; and the instrument, if any, by which the trust is declared is called the “instrument of trust”:
 
 
 
 
a breach of any duty imposed on a trustee, as such, by any law for the time being in force, is called a “breach of trust”:

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