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Succession Act (Cap. 9:02).

Type of law
Date of original text

This Act concerns succession and related matters such as the administration of estates of deceased persons. It provides, among other things, for: the among and execution of wills, devolution of estates, distribution on intestacy and grant of representation. The Act also establishes the officer of the Administrator General and defines its functions and powers. All enactments (including this Act) and rules of law relating to: (a) the effect of Probate or Letters of Administration as respects personal estate; (b) the dealing with personal estate before Probate or Letters of Administration; (c) the powers, rights, duties and liabilities of personal representatives in respect of personal estate; (d) the payment of costs of administration; and (e) all other matters with respect to the administration of personal estate, extend and apply, so far as the same are applicable, to real estate as if it were personal estate.
Long title of text
An Act relating to the law of succession.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Consolidated version of Act No. 27 of 1981 as authorized by L.R.O. 1/2006 (updated as at 31 December 2011).
Serial Imprint
Ministry of Legal Affairs.
Source language


Legislation Amendment