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Ordinary residence

A habitual tax residence that forms the basis of taxation for some taxes in the UK, usually after 3 or more years of tax residence in the UK. An individual can also be ordinarily resident immediately upon arrival in the UK in certain circumstances.

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What constitutes benefit?

In the case of Chapman vs Chapman [1954] the court found that it had no inherent jurisdiction to approve a variation of trusts for minor, unborn or unascertained beneficiaries just on the ground that the variation was for their benefit. The position was changed by the Variation of Trusts Act 1958 (the 1958 Act).

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