What’s the correct legal wording?
The correct legal wording to include a gift to Cancer Council SA in your Will is below. Select the wording that best reflects the kind of gift you wish to leave.
“I, [insert name here], give to the Anti-Cancer Foundation South Australia trading as Cancer Council SA ABN 31 469 615 538 for its general purposes [or name a specific purpose, such as research, patient and support care services, cancer prevention programs—please call us to discuss 08 8291 4305.
[Choose and insert the appropriate statement from the list below]
- the whole of my estate
- [insert number] percentage of my estate
- the residue of my estate
- the amount of $ [insert the value of your gift in cash]
- my [insert name of asset]
free of all duties, and the receipt of the Anti-Cancer Foundation South Australia will be sufficient to discharge my executor/trustee and I declare my executor/trustee shall not be responsible for seeing to the application of that gift.”