2018 Massachusetts General Laws
PART II REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS
TITLE II DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION, WILLS, ESTATES OF DECEASED PERSONS AND ABSENTEES, GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP AND TRUSTS
Chapter 204 GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATIVE TO SALES, MORTGAGES, RELEASES, COMPROMISES, ETC., BY EXECUTORS, ETC.
Section 31 Release; definition

Universal Citation: MA Gen L ch 204 § 31 (2018)

Section 31. The word ''release'', as used in sections twenty-eight to thirty, inclusive, shall include (1) an instrument wherein the person who executes it in substance states that he wholly releases, or agrees in no respect to exercise or participate in the exercise of, a power of appointment, and (2) an instrument wherein the person who executes it in substance states that he releases all right to exercise or participate in the exercise of a power of appointment otherwise than within limits therein defined or agrees not to exercise or participate in the exercise of a power of appointment otherwise than within limits therein defined.

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