31 Pa. Code § 163.8 - Resignation or removal of trustee

Current through Register Vol. 52, No. 16, April 16, 2022

This section applies if the resignation or removal of a trustee does not result in the termination of the trust agreement under § 163.9 (relating to termination of trust agreements):

(1) The trustee may resign upon delivery of a written notice of resignation, effective no later than 90 days after notice to the beneficiary and grantor.
(2) The trustee may be removed by the grantor by delivery to the trustee and the beneficiary of a written notice of removal, effective no later than 90 days after notice to the trustee and the beneficiary.
(3) The resignation or removal of the trustee may not be effective until the following requirements have been met:
(i) A successor trustee has been appointed and approved by the beneficiary and the grantor.
(ii) A trust agreement has been executed by the successor trustee which complies with section 319.1(b)-(e) of the act (40 P. S. § 442.1(b)-(e)) and this chapter.
(iii) The possession of, and title to, all assets in the trust have been transferred to the new trustee.


31 Pa. Code § 163.8

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