Bodies Corporate (Executors and Administrators) Act, 1928

Grant of probate to a body corporate.

1.—(1) Where a body corporate is named as the executor or one of the executors of the will of a deceased person, probate of such will may be granted by the High Court to such body corporate by its corporate name.

(2) Where probate of a will is granted under this Act to a body corporate, such probate may, as the circumstances require, be granted to such body corporate alone or to such body corporate jointly with another executor or other executors.

(3) A body corporate to whom probate of a will is granted under this Act shall, subject to the rules contained in or made under this Act, have the same rights and be subject to the same liabilities and duties under or in respect of such probate as if it were an individual.