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
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.