delivery of gift

An actual, symbolical, or constructive transfer of possession of the subject matter to the donee personally or to some person acting as his agent, trustee, guardian, or bailee, the operation of physically handing over giving way at times, as where the subject matter is bulky, to such acts and declarations as the situation reasonably permits, it being essential, however, whatever the act employed may be, that it manifest the donor's intention to divest himself of title and possession. 24 Am J1st Gifts §§ 24 et seq. To make a valid gift of corporate stock by assignment on a separate document, the Uniform Stock Transfer Act requires delivery of both the separate document and the stock certificate. Lyons v Freshman, 124 Mont 485, 226 P2d 775, 23 ALR2d 1165.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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