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codicil

Law a supplement modifying a will or revoking some provision of it
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Apart from the unexecuted codicil what is Geoffrey Delamayn's position in the will?"
"After the feeling that he has shown in the matter, I believe he would sign the codicil."
"Eh, dear friend," said Caderousse, "are wills ever made without codicils? But you first came to breakfast, did you not?
Now, I have only one thing more to say, you hammer- headed woman, and that is, that I haven't altogether made up my mind whether I might, or might not, have ever given you any trouble about the codicil. I think not; and that I should have been quite satisfied with knowing I had got the better of you, and that I held the power over you.
This was reduced to 500 guineas in a later codicil.
But there's a catch - a codicil to his will declares that they must find a way to work together to arrange his funeral, or risk losing everything.
"There is a spectrum and a range of options that the attorney general has, but I'm not going to say protocol good, codicil bad, letter very bad, because that would be prejudging it," Tomlinson said.
Brexiteers say they've dropped demands to reopen the Withdrawal Agreement and would accept a legally-binding codicil or appendix instead.
The suggested donation for a basic will is PS95; PS150 for a pair of basic mirror wills; or PS50 for a basic codicil to an existing will.
Mr Wright implied the agreement could be amended via a codicil, saying the "objective" mattered more than the "mechanism".
Jeremy Wright implied the insurance policy to prevent a hard border could be amended via a codicil, saying the "objective" mattered more than the "mechanism".
But the Brexit-supporting European Research Group within the Tory party have already indicated they won't support a deal which relies on a codicil or addendum to impose a time limit or allow the UK to exit the backstop unilaterally.