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Wording for wills

The following sample wording can be used if you would like to leave a legacy to Shelter.

Wording to leave a share of your estate

'Subject to the payment of my debts, funeral and testamentary expenses, I give (the whole / insert percentage value) of my estate not otherwise disposed of by this my Will to Shelter Scotland of Scotiabank House, 6 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AW, registered charity number SC002327, for the general purposes of Shelter Scotland, and I declare that the receipt of their Treasurer or other proper officer shall be a full and sufficient discharge.'

Wording to leave a specific sum of money

'I give free of tax to Shelter Scotland of Scotiabank House, 6 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AW, registered charity number SC002327, the sum of £________ for the purposes of Shelter Scotland, and I declare that the receipt of their Treasurer or other proper officer shall be a full and sufficient discharge.'

Wording to leave a specific item

'I give to Shelter Scotland of Scotiabank House, 6 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AW, registered charity number SC002327, absolutely (write in here whatever you wish to give) for the purpose of Shelter Scotland, and I declare that the receipt of their Treasurer or other proper officer shall be a full and sufficient discharge.'

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