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Accepting a short title

17 Accepting a short title

(1) A trustee shall not be chargeable with breach of trust upon the ground only that in effecting the purchase of or in lending money upon the security of any property the trustee has accepted a shorter title than the title which a purchaser is, in the absence of a special condition, entitled to require, if in the opinion of the Court the title accepted be such as a person acting with prudence and caution would have accepted.
(2) This section extends to transfers of existing securities as well as to new securities.
(3) This section applies to investments made either before or after the commencement of this Act.

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