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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Probate – Caveats

Rule 44 of Non-Contentious Probate Rules states that : Any person who wishes to ensure that no grant is sealed without notice to himself may enter a caveat in the Probate Registry. The caveat shall remain in force for 6 months....
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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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