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AN ACT

OF THE

PARLIAMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM

OF

GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND

PASSED IN THE SESSION HELD IN THE

5āru YEAR OF THE REIGN OF HER MAJESTY

QUEEN VICTORIA

BEING THE SEVENTH SESSION OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH PARLIAMENT OF THE

UNITED KINGDOM

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PRINTED BY SAMUEL EDWARD DAWSON
LAW PRINTER (FOR CANADA) TO THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY

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55 VICTORIA.

CHAP. 6.

An Act to provide for the Recognition in the United

Kingdom of Probates and Letters of Administra-
tion granted in British Possessions.

(20th May, 1892.] BE E it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by

and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1. Her Majesty the Queen may, on being satisfied that the Application of legislature of any British possession has made adequate pro- Act by Order vision for the recognition in that possession of probates and letters of administration granted by the courts of the United Kingdom, direct by Order in Council that this Act shall, subject to any exceptions and modifications specified in the Order, apply to that possession, and thereupon, while the Order is in force, this Act shall apply accordingly.

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2.4(1.) Where a court of probate in a British possession to Sealing in which this Act applies has granted probate or letters of admin- United King. istration in respect of the estate of a deceased person, the pro- nial probates

and letters of bate or letters so granted may, on being produced to, and a

administracopy thereof deposited with, a court of probate in the United tion. Kingdom, be sealed with the seal of that court, and, thereupon, shall be of the like force and effect, and have the same operation in the United Kingdom, as if granted by that court.

(2.) l’rovided that the court shall, before sealing a probate or letters of administration under this section, be satisfied(6.) That probate duty has been paid in respect of so much

(if any) of the estate as is liable to probate duty in the

United Kingdom; and
(6.) In the case of letters of administration that security has

been given in a sum sufficient in amount to cover the
property (if any) in the United Kingdom to which the

letters of administration relate;
and may require such evidence, if any, as it thinks fit as to
the domicile of the deceased person.

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