Definition of ENABLING POWERS


ENABLING POWERS

A term used in equity. When the donor of a power,
who is
the owner of the estate, confers upon persons not seised of the fee, the
right of creating interests to take effect out of it, which could not be
done by the donee of the power, unless by such authority, this is called an
enabling power. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1928.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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