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Administration of Estates Act (Northern Ireland) 1955

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PART IIN.I.ORDER OF APPLICATION OF ASSETS WHERE THE ESTATE IS SOLVENT

1Property of the deceased person undisposed of by will, subject to the retention thereout of a fund sufficient to meet any pecuniary legacies.N.I.

2Property of the deceased person not specifically devised or bequeathed but included (either by a specific or general description) in a residuary gift, subject to the retention out of such property of a fund sufficient to meet any pecuniary legacies, so far as not provided for as aforesaid.N.I.

3Property of the deceased person specifically appropriated or devised or bequeathed (either by a specific or general description) for the payment of debts.N.I.

4Property of the deceased person charged with, or devised or bequeathed (either by a specific or general description) subject to a charge for, the payment of debts.N.I.

5The fund, if any, retained to meet pecuniary legacies.N.I.

6Property specifically devised or bequeathed, rateably according to value.N.I.

7Property appointed by will under a general power, rateably according to value.N.I.

8The following provisions shall also apply—N.I.

(a)The order of application may be varied by the will of the deceased.

Para. (b) rep. by 1983 c. 49

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