Status of Children Act, 1987

Entitlement to grant of probate or administration.

30.—The Act of 1965 is hereby amended by the insertion after section 27 of the following section:

“27A.—For the purpose of the application of section 26 or 27 in respect of the estate of a deceased person, the deceased shall be presumed, unless the contrary is shown, not to have been survived by any person related to him whose parents have not married each other or by any person whose relationship with the deceased is deduced through a person whose parents have not married each other.”.