• Current through October 23, 2012

Where a power to dispose of lands is confined to a disposition by devise or will, the instrument of execution must be a will duly executed; and where a power is confined to a disposition by grant it cannot be executed by will, although the disposition is not intended to take effect until after the death of the party executing the power.

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1354, ch. 854, § 1054.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 45-118.

1973 Ed., § 45-1018.