Section 35-4-291

Powers deemed absolute.

Every power of disposition is deemed absolute, by means of which the donee of such power is enabled in his lifetime to dispose of the entire fee for his own benefit; and, where a general and beneficial power to devise the inheritance is given to a tenant for years or for life, it is absolute within the meaning of subsections (b) and (c) of section 35-4-292.

(Code 1852, §1328; Code 1867, §1598; Code 1876, §2207; Code 1886, §1853; Code 1896, §1049; Code 1907, §3426; Code 1923, §6981; Code 1940, T. 47, §79.)