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V. Absence of Vitiated Intention
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Volume V: Succession | Chapter 4 (2018): Substantive Validity of Wills

Completed December 2013

Bernard Dutoit

A. General

30. Vitiated intention in last wills. – The issue of vitiated intention in testamentary matters is often the subject of special provisions.1 These may be complemented, if necessary, in some countries such as italy by the relevant general principles of the law of obligations on this issue.

In other countries the question of vitiated intention in last wills is …

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Bernard Dutoit, “V. Absence of Vitiated Intention”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 29 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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