PROBATES (RE-SEALING) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Sealing of probates and letters of administration granted outside the Island

   4   Conditions to be fulfilled before sealing

   5   Security for payment of debts

   6   Duplicate of copy admissible

   7   Rules of Court

 

THE PROBATES (RE-SEALING) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 11th June, 1936]

Cap 309.

1   Short title

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   This Act may be cited as the Probates (Re-sealing) Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "British Court in a foreign country" means any British Court having jurisdiction out of the Commonwealth in pursuance of an Order in Council, whether made under any law or otherwise;

   "Court of Probate" means any Court or authority, by whatever name designated, having jurisdiction in matters of probate;

   "probate" and "letters of administration" include confirmation in Scotland, and any instrument having in any other part of the Commonwealth the same effect which under English law is given to probate and letters of administration respectively;

   "probate duty" includes any duty payable on the value of the estate and effects for which probate or letters of administration is or are granted.

3   Sealing of probates and letters of administration granted outside the Island

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