Administration of Estates Act, 1959


Minor and Consequential Amendments as Respects Estates of Persons Dying on or after 1st June, 1959

Section 4.

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20 & 21 Vic. c. 79.

The Probates and Letters of Administration Act (Ireland), 1857.

In section 53, the word “estate” shall be substituted for the word “goods” wherever the latter word occurs.

In section 80, the words “real or” shall be inserted before the word “personal” and the words “or shall have expired” shall be inserted at the end of the section.

In section 84, the word “estate” shall be substituted for the word “effects”.

No. 12 of 1954.

The Intestates' Estates Act, 1954 .

In section 4, there shall be substituted for subsection (2) the following subsection—

“(2) Such charge shall be borne and paid in proportion to the, values of the real and personal estates respectively as to which the deceased dies intestate.”.