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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 31D: North Carolina Uniform Powers of Appointment Act.

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Article 1 - General Provisions and Definitions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-1-101§ 31D-1-101. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-1-102§ 31D-1-102. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-1-103§ 31D-1-103. Governing law.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-1-104§ 31D-1-104. Common law and principles of equity.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Creation, Revocation, and Amendment of Power of Appointment. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-2-201§ 31D-2-201. Creation of power of appointment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-2-202§ 31D-2-202. Nontransferability.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-2-203§ 31D-2-203. Presumption of unlimited authority.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-2-204§ 31D-2-204. Exception to presumption of unlimited authority.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-2-205§ 31D-2-205. Rules of classification.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-2-206§ 31D-2-206. Power to revoke or amend.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Exercise of Power of Appointment. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-301§ 31D-3-301. Requisites for exercise of power of appointment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-302§ 31D-3-302. Intent to exercise; determining intent from residuary clause.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-303§ 31D-3-303. Intent to exercise after-acquired power.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-304§ 31D-3-304. Substantial compliance with donor-imposed formal requirement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-305§ 31D-3-305. Permissible appointment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-306§ 31D-3-306. Appointment to deceased appointee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-307§ 31D-3-307. Impermissible appointment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-308§ 31D-3-308. Selective allocation doctrine.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-309§ 31D-3-309. Capture doctrine; disposition of ineffectively appointed property under general power.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-310§ 31D-3-310. Disposition of unappointed property under released or unexercised general power.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-311§ 31D-3-311. Disposition of unappointed property under released or unexercised nongeneral power.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-312§ 31D-3-312. Disposition of unappointed property if partial appointment to taker in default.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-313§ 31D-3-313. Appointment to taker in default.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-3-314§ 31D-3-314. Power holder's authority to revoke or amend exercise.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Disclaimer or Release; Contract to Appoint or Not to Appoint. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-4-401§ 31D-4-401. Disclaimer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-4-402§ 31D-4-402. Authority to release.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-4-403§ 31D-4-403. Method of release.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-4-403.1§ 31D-4-403.1. Necessity for actual notice of release or limitation to bind fiduciary.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-4-404§ 31D-4-404. Revocation or amendment of release.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-4-405§ 31D-4-405. Power to contract; presently exercisable power of appointment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-4-406§ 31D-4-406. Power to contract; power of appointment not presently exercisable.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-4-407§ 31D-4-407. Remedy for breach of contract to appoint or not to appoint.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Rights of Power Holder's Creditors in Appointive Property. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-5-501§ 31D-5-501. Creditor claim; general power created by power holder.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-5-502§ 31D-5-502. Creditor claim; general power not created by power holder.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-5-503§ 31D-5-503. Power to withdraw.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-5-504§ 31D-5-504. Creditor claim; nongeneral power.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-5-505§ 31D-5-505. Requisites of release as against creditors and purchasers for value.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Miscellaneous Provisions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-6-601§ 31D-6-601. Uniformity of application and construction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-6-602§ 31D-6-602. Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 31D-6-603§ 31D-6-603. Application to existing relationships.[HTML] [RTF]

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