Definition of ILLUSORY APPOINTMENT


ILLUSORY APPOINTMENT

chancery practice. Such an appointment or
disposition of property under a power as is merely nominal and not
substantial.

2. Illusory appointments are void in equity. Sugd. Pow. 489; 1
Vern. 67; 1 T. R. 438, note; 4 Ves. 785; 16 Ves. 26; 1 Taunt. 289;
and the article Appointment.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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