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The 2021 Florida Statutes

Title XLII
ESTATES AND TRUSTS
Chapter 739
FLORIDA UNIFORM DISCLAIMER OF PROPERTY INTERESTS ACT
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F.S. 739.205
739.205 Disclaimer of power of appointment or other power not held in a fiduciary capacity.If a holder disclaims a power of appointment or other power not held in a fiduciary capacity, the following rules apply:
(1) If the holder has not exercised the power, the disclaimer takes effect as of the time the instrument creating the power becomes irrevocable.
(2) If the holder has exercised the power and the disclaimer is of a power other than a presently exercisable general power of appointment, the disclaimer takes effect immediately after the last exercise of the power.
(3) The instrument creating the power is construed as if the power expired when the disclaimer became effective.
History.s. 1, ch. 2005-108.