Category Archives: ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

Intestate Estate Succession

The Intestates’ Estates Ordinance, Cap 73) came into force on 7th October 1971 and sets out details of the people who will share in the estate of a person who dies intestate after that date.   Before the Ordinance was enacted in 1971, succession to the estate of a Chinese...
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Appointment of administrator of intestate’s estate

Section 36 of Probate And Administration Ordinance states that : Where a person dies wholly intestate as to his estate or leaving a will affecting estate but without having appointed an executor thereof willing and competent to take probate, or where the executor is, at the time of the death...
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Powers, Rights, Duties and Obligations of Personal Representatives

Personal representative of the deceased’s property has been vested with powers, rights, duties and obligations. Part V of Probate And Administration Ordinance states in details : Section 54 states power of personal representative to dispose of deceased’s property; Section 55 states purchase by personal representative of deceased’s property;   Section...
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