Updated to 23 October 2019 (Act No. 35 of 2019 and S.I. No. 528 of 2019)

Succession Act 1965
No. 27 of 1965

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 1 January 1967 Succession Act, 1965 (Commencement Order), 1966, (S.I. No. 168 of 1966), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Appl. 2/1985, s. 7, sch., par. 7
  26/1995, ss. 1(2), 15A
  33/1996, s. 18
  1/2003, ss. 12, 108
Power to make o. extinguishing rights under. 6/1989, ss. 17, 46(2)
Rstrct. 26/1995, ss. 1(2)(a), 14
S. 3(1) am. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 64
  24/2010, ss. 1(2), 69
  14/2008, ss. 1(2), 67
  26/1987, ss. 1(2)(b), 28(a)
  8/1976, s. 68(1)
S. 3 (1), def. of "pecuniary legacy" appl. 1/2003 s. 113(1)(b)
S. 3 (1A), subsec. ins. 26/1987, s. 1(2)(b), 28(b)
S. 4A ins. 26/1987, ss. 1(2)(b), 29
S. 4A(1) am. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 65(a)
S. 4A(1A) ins. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 65(b)
S. 4A(2) am. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 65(c)
S. 4A(2A) ins. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 65(d)
S. 4A(4) subsec. substit. 21/2010, ss. 2, 173
S. 5 designated as s. 5(1) 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 68(a)
S. 5(2) subsec. ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 68(b)
S. 5(3) subsec. ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 68(b)
S. 6, am. prosp. 11/1981, ss. 4, 33 (3)
S. 6 (3) am. 31/2004, ss. 1(2), 47(a)
S. 6 (5), subsec. ins. 31/2004, ss. 1(2), 47(b)
S. 9 am. 8/1976, s. 68(1)
S. 9, non applic. of 1/2003, s. 113(1)
Ss. 10, 13 appl. 13/1993, s. 110(4)
S. 27A renumbered as subs. (1) 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 66(a)
S. 27A ins. 26/1987, ss. 1(2)(b), 30
S. 27A(1) am. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 66(b)
S. 27A(2)-(3) ins. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 66(c)
S. 30 (4) (b) (v), subpar. ins. 17/1989, ss. 1(2), 29(6)
S. 34 (3) am. 8/1976, s. 68(1)
S. 34 (3) appl. 1/2003, s. 113(1)(a)
S. 44 am. 36/1971, ss. 6, 25(4)
S. 50(3) repealed 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(3) and sch. 2, pt. 5
S. 52(6) saving for 27/2009, ss. 2, 80(4)
S. 56 am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 70(a)
S.56 appl. 1/2003, s. 108(2)(a), (3)
S. 56(9) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 70(b)
S. 56(10) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 70(b)
S. 56(12) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 70(b)
Ss. 57, 58, saving for "infant" in. 2/1985, ss. 7(1), 9, sch., par. 4
S. 58(2) repealed 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(3) and sch. 2, pt. 5
S. 58(6) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 71
S. 60(1)(c) am. 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(1), sch. 1
S. 67(2)(b) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 72(a)
S. 67(3) rep. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 72(b)
S. 67(4) rep. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 72(b)
S. 67A ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 73
S. 67A(2)(a) am. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 67(a)
S. 67A(3) am. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 67(b)
S. 67A(3A) ins. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 67(c)
S. 67B ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 73
S. 68 am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 74
S. 69 am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 75
S. 70 am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 76
S. 72A, new s. 18/1997, s. 6
S. 72A(b) am. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 68
S. 73 transfer of functions under S. I. No. 318 of 2015, arts. 1(2), 3(1), schedule
S. 73 saver for position of State under 27/2009, ss. 2, 9(3)(a)(ii)
S. 78 appl. S. I. No. 70 of 1994, arts. 6(2)(i), 7(2)(i), 8(17)
S. 82(1) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 77
S. 83 am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 78
S. 85(1) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 79
S. 85(1A) ins. 35/2015, ss. 1(2), 17
S. 95 repealed 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(3) and sch. 2, pt. 5
S. 97 repealed 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(3) and sch. 2, pt. 5
S. 98 appl. 1/2003, s. 42(1), (2)(b)
S. 109(1) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 80
S. 110 rep. 26/1987, ss. 1(2)(b), 32(h)
S. 111 form prescribed S.I. No. 483 of 2012, rls. 1, 72, 76(2)(b) & form 27
S. 111A ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 81
S. 112 am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 82
S. 113A ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 83
S. 114 am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 84
S. 115 am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 85(a)
S. 115(5) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 85(b)
S. 117 (1A), subsec. ins. 26/1987, ss. 1(2)(b), 31
S. 117(3A) subsec. substit. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 69
S. 117(3A) subsec. ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 86
S. 117 (6) am. 33/1996, ss. 1(2), 46
S. 120 (2), am. prosp. 6/1989, ss. 42, 46 (2)
S. 120(2A) subsec. ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 87(a)
S. 120(3A) subsecs ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 87(b)
S. 120(4) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 87(c)
S.121, appl. with mods. 26/1995, ss. 1(2)(a), 25(5)
S. 121(2) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 88
S. 121(5) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 88
S. 121(6) am. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 70
S. 121(7) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 88
Sch. 1, pt. 2, par. 8 am. 8/1976, s. 68 (1)
Sch. 1, pt. 2, par. 8 appl. 1/2003, s. 113 (1) (c)
Pt. 9 appl. 1/2003, ss. 12(1)(c), (2)(c)(iii), 108(2)(a), (3)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 34(3)  Succession Act 1965 (Form of Administration Bond) (No. 2) Rules 1967 (S.I. No. 18 of 1967)
  Succession Act 1965 (Form of Administration Bond) Rules 1967 (S.I. No. 1 of 1967)
S. 129 District Probate Registries (Places and Districts) Order 1966 (S.I. No. 274 of 1966)