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In Sweden there are a few remaining entailed estates (fideikommiss). Entailment is a testamentary arrangement whereby certain property, which may not be disposed of, is to be passed on to members of one or more families in a certain order. In accordance with the Act on the liquidation of entailed estates (lagen (1963:583) om avveckling av fideikommiss), entailed estates are to be liquidated under special arrangements.
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