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Age of Majority Act (Northern Ireland) 1969

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2Provisions relating to wills.N.I.

(1)In the following statutory provisions, that is to say—

Para. (a) rep. by 1994 NI 13

(b)sections 1 and 3(1) of the Wills (Soldiers and Sailors) Act 1918 [1918 c.58] (validity of testamentary dispositions by soldiers etc., under 21);

in their application to wills made after the coming into force of this section, for the words “twenty-one years” there shall be substituted the words “ eighteen years ” .

(2)Any will which—

(a)has been made, whether before or after the coming into force of this section, by a person under the age of eighteen years; and

(b)is valid by virtue of section 11 of the said Act of 1837, and the said Act of 1918,

may be revoked by that person notwithstanding that he is still under the age of eighteen years whether or not the circumstances are then such that he would be entitled to make a valid will under those provisions.

(3)In this section “will” has the same meaning as in the said Act of 1837.

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