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This is a report on the House of Commons Committee Stage of the Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] (the Bill). It complements Research Paper 14/11 prepared for the Commons Second Reading.

The Bill is based substantially on a draft bill prepared by the Law Commission. It is following the special procedure which applies to Law Commission bills. The Bill is a technical Bill which would amend aspects of the law of intestacy and family provision claims, and the statutory powers of trustees in all trusts. It is supported by the Opposition.

The Bill was considered by a Second Reading Committee on 3 March 2014 and by a Public Bill Committee in a single sitting on 12 March 2014. The Bill was reported without amendment.

The Bill would extend to England and Wales.

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