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Directions under the Trusts Act

The decision in Re Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust may on first blush appear esoteric and outside the mainstream. However, the decision warrants careful reading as it is one of the few cases to date to consider default duties imposed by the Trusts Act 2019 in a practical construct. The case relates to a proposed restructure … Continue reading

What about the little people?

The Trusts Act 2019 came into full force and effect on 30 January 2021. A year later we have the benefit of court decisions regarding how the Trusts Act will be interpreted and followed in practice. Early decisions under the Trusts Act reflected, perhaps not surprisingly, applications for variation. Section 121 of the Trusts Act … Continue reading