Succession Act 1965 and Related Legislation: A Commentary

GILL & MACMILLAN

€225.00 
SKU: 9781784518073

By: Brian Spierin
Published: 29-05-2017
Format: Hardback
Edition: 5th
About Succession Act 1965 and Related Legislation: A Commentary
Based on McGuire's seminal 1967 work, this fifth edition examines the Succession Act 1965 in detail and examines other related legislation which impacts upon succession.

Each section of the 1965 Act (as amended) is set out in full, and followed by a detailed narrative commentary which explains the sections and examines how they have been interpreted by the courts. Up-to-date appendices contain the relevant Probate Office, Superior Courts and Circuit Courts forms.

Includes the following important cases:
DPP v Heather Perrin
Nevin v Nevin
Cawley v Lillis.

Covers the following:
I. Preliminary and General.
II. Devolution of Real and Personal Estate on Death
III. Executors and Administrators
IV. Grants of Representation
V. Administration of Assets
VI. Distribution on Intestacy
VII. Wills
VIII. Conflict of Laws Relating to Testamentary Dispositions
IX. Legal Right of Testator's Spouse, Civil Partner and Provision for Children.
X. Unworthiness to Succeed and Disinheritance
XI. Limitation of Actions
XII. Provisions Relating to Probate Office and District Probate Registries
First Schedule. Rules as to Application of Assets
Second Schedule. Repeals.
Appendices


Table Of Contents
Part I: Preliminary and General
Part II: Devolution of Real and Personal Estate on Death
Part III: Executors and Administrators
Part IV: Grants of Representation
Part V: Administration of Assets
Part VI: Distribution on Intestacy
Part VII: Wills
Part VIII: Conflict of Laws Relating to Testamentary Dispositions
Part IX: Legal Right of Testator's Spouse, Civil Partner and Provision for Children
Part X: Unworthiness to Succeed and Disinheritance
Part XI: Limitations of Actions
Part XII: Provisions relating to Probate Office and District Probate Registries
First Schedule: Rules as to Application of Assets
Second Schedule: Repeals
Appendices
Appendix A: Intestacy and Legal Right
Appendix B: Comparison between Shares of Spouse/Civil Partner on Intestacy and as a Legal Right
Appendix C: Non-Contentious Probate Rules
Appendix D: Probate Forms
Appendix E: Form of Administration Bond
Appendix F: Precedent Form for Renunciation by Spouse/Civil Partner
Appendix G: Precedents for Notifications by Personal Representative
Appendix H: Unregistered Land Forms
Appendix I: Rules for Dealing with Registered Land
Appendix J: Registered Land Forms  
Appendix K: Statutory Notice to Creditors
Appendix L: Duty to Publish Charitable Devises and Bequests
Appendix M: Disclaimers on Intestacy