This Ordinance concerns the procedures for control of administration of estates of deceased persons. The Supreme Court shall continue to have jurisdiction in all matters concerning the administration of Estates. Every application for a grant of probate or of letters of administration shall be made by affidavit filed with the Registrar of the Supreme Court. The Ordinance defines the duty of every personal representative (i.e. a person to whom a grant is made).
Implemented by: Administration of Estates (Forms) Rules (Cap. 33). (2011-07-01)
Implemented by: Administration of Estates Rules, 2009 (L.N. No. 27 of 2009). (2009)
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