Succession Act, 1965

Capacity to make a will.

[1837 (c. 26) s. 7 amended]

77.—(1) To be valid a will shall be made by a person who—

(a) has attained the age of eighteen years or is or has been married, and

(b) is of sound disposing mind.

[1964 (No. 7) s. 7 (7)]

(2) A person who is entitled to appoint a guardian of an infant may make the appointment by will notwithstanding that he is not a person to whom paragraph (a) of subsection (1) applies.