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PROBATE AND ADMINISTRATION ACT 1898 - SECT 63

To whom administration may be granted

63 To whom administration may be granted

The Court may grant administration of the estate of an intestate person to the following persons, not being minors, that is to say to:

(a) the spouse of the deceased, or
(b) one or more of the next of kin, or
(c) the spouse conjointly with one or more of the next of kin,
or if there be no such person or no such person within the jurisdiction:
(i) who is, of the opinion of the Court, fit to be so trusted, or
(ii) who, upon being required in accordance with the rules, or as the Court may direct, to apply for administration, complies with the requirement or direction,
then to:
(d) any person, whether a creditor or not of the deceased, that the Court thinks fit.



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