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The Virgin Islands, commonly referred to as the British Virgin Islands (or BVI), is a British overseas territory located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico.
Cancer, also known as a malignant tumor or malignant neoplasm, is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.
The practice of charity means the voluntary giving of help to those in need, as a humanitarian act.
A deposit account is a savings account, current account or any other type of bank account that allows money to be deposited and withdrawn by the account holder.
Dubai (دبي, Gulf pronunciation) is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
English trust law concerns the creation and protection of asset funds, which are usually held by one person for someone else's benefit.
A gift, in the law of property, is the voluntary transfer of property from one person (the donor or grantor) to another (the donee or grantee) without full valuable consideration.
The High Commission of India to the United Kingdom is the diplomatic mission of India to the United Kingdom.
Hindu has historically referred to geographical, religious or cultural identifier for people indigenous to the Indian subcontinent.
A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.
India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.
The International Business Companies Act, 1984 was a statute of the British Virgin Islands which permitted the incorporation of International Business Companies (IBCs) within the Territory.
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) is one of the highest courts in the United Kingdom.
Lex loci celebrationis, in Latin, is a legal term for a legal principle, of whatever origins, now found in the English Common law, meaning as roughly translated "the law of the land (Lex loci) where the marriage was celebrated", independent of the laws of marriage of the Countries of legal nationality or legal citizenship of both parties, or of the laws of the Countries in which the parties as persons are domiciled for the purpose of Family law, or resident, of whatever definition—and the assumption under the Common law that such a marriage, when lawfully and validly celebrated under the law of the land (Lex loci) in which the marriage was celebrated, unless Statute (or Legislation) or the Common law explicitly provides when certain otherwise lawful and valid marriages must be adjudged otherwise, is and must be presumed and considered also lawful and valid.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Milroy v Lord is an English trusts law case that held trusts should not be used to save gifts from being defeated.
Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson, Baron Browne-Wilkinson, PC (born 30 March 1930) is a former Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in the United Kingdom and former Head of the Privy Council and Vice-Chancellor of the High Court.
The term offshore company or offshore corporation is used in at least two distinct and different ways.
Property law is the area of law that governs the various forms of ownership and tenancy in real property (land as distinct from personal or movable possessions) and in personal property, within the common law legal system.
Re Rose is a case in English trusts law and English property law.
Sierra Leone, officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa.
The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation constitutes the equity stake of its owners.
A trust is a relationship whereby property is held by one party for the benefit of another.
Trustee (or the holding of a trusteeship) is a legal term which, in its broadest sense, can refer to any person who holds property, authority, or a position of trust or responsibility for the benefit of another, also a trustee can be a person who is allowed to do certain tasks but not able to gain income.
An unenforceable contract or transaction is one that is valid, but which the court will not enforce.
In law, void means of no legal effect.