Life Policies: policy on the deceased’s life not connected with any other transaction (except a trust): policy effected by the deceased for their own benefit but gifted later: special rule: exclusions from special rule
The rule set out at IHTM20241 does not apply
- if the transfer is on death (except where the death was before 11 April 1978)
- if the transfer of value does not result in the policy or contract ceasing to be part of the transferor’s estate (except where the transfer was before 11 April 1978)
- to most term assurance policies - see IHTM20243.