(1) “Animal trust” means a trust or an interest in a trust described in Section 15212.
(2) “Protector” means either of the following:
(A) A person appointed in an animal trust to enforce the trust on behalf of the animal
as described in subdivision (c) of Section 15212 or, if no person is appointed in the trust for that purpose, a person appointed by
the court for that purpose.
(b) The decanting power may be exercised over an animal trust that has a protector
to the extent the trust could be decanted under this part if each animal that benefits
from the trust were an individual, if the protector consents in a signed writing to
the exercise of the power.
(c) A protector for an animal has the rights under this part of a qualified beneficiary.
(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, if a first trust is an animal
trust, in an exercise of the decanting power, the second trust shall provide that
trust property may be applied only to its intended purpose for the period the first
trust benefited the animal.
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