TITLE 18
Fiduciaries

CHAPTER 18-5
Common Trust Funds

SECTION 18-5-1


§ 18-5-1 Establishment by banks and trust companies authorized.

(a) Any trust company or national banking association qualified to act as a fiduciary in this state may establish one or more common trust funds for the purpose of investment and reinvestment of money received and held by the trust company or national banking association as fiduciary or cofiduciary, and as the fiduciary or cofiduciary it may invest funds which it lawfully holds for investment in interests or participations in one or more common trust funds established by it, if the investment is not expressly prohibited by the instrument, judgment, decree, or order creating the fiduciary relationship and if, in the case of cofiduciaries, it procures the consent of its cofiduciary or cofiduciaries to the investment.

(b) Any trust company or national banking association qualified to act as a fiduciary in this state may invest funds which it holds in a fiduciary or cofiduciary capacity in any common trust fund established by any affiliate, if the investment is not expressly prohibited by the instrument, judgment, decree, or order creating the fiduciary relationship and if, in the case of cofiduciaries, it procures the consent of its cofiduciary or cofiduciaries to the investment.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1956, ch. 3839, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 18-5-1; P.L. 1988, ch. 306, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 95, § 1.)