(1) An application for
a grant may be made on motion ex parte to the Registrar in Chambers at any
time after 14 days from the death of the deceased; and all papers in
support thereof shall be filed in the Registry.
(2) An applicant for a
grant may be made through a solicitor, or in person by an executor or a person
entitled to administration.
(3) An applicant for a
first grant shall produce a certificate of the death of the deceased, or give
a reason, to the satisfaction of the Registrar, why it is not produced.
(4) Subrule (3) does
not require a certificate of the death of the deceased to be produced where
the Public Trustee applies for an order to administer under
section 10(1)(f) of the Public Trustee Act 1941 .
[Rule 6 amended: Gazette
20 October 1972 p. 4159; 14 December 1979 p. 3876.]