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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]

  1. the whole of my estate
  2. [insert number] percentage of my estate
  3. the residue of my estate
  4. the amount of $ [insert the value of your gift in cash]
  5. 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.”