What does the Succession Act 2006 deal with?

Date: Aug 25, 2014
Document Type: Q&A

The Succession Act deals with the law relating to

  • wills including informal wills – Section 8
  • Court Authorised Wills for persons lacking testamentary capacity (sections – 18 – 26)
  • rectification of wills by Court - Section 27
  • the grant of Family Provision Relief by Orders  generally made after death (chapter 3, sections - 55 – 100)
  • provision for the distribution of intestate estates (chapter 4, sections – 101 – 140)
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