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A trust where the trustees are under obligation to sell the trust assets and give the proceeds over to the beneficiaries. This type of trust is usually coupled with a power to delay sale indefinitely.

This arrangement is important in the UK, as all land which is owned by more than one person is actually held on a trust for sale with power to delay, under which the owners are both the trustees and beneficiaries. A consequence of this (and the rules on the exercise of powers by trustees), is that any of the owners can force a sale.

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