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The Wills and Administration Proceedings (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

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Substitute executors: uncertainty about order of deaths

30.  Where a will contains a provision for a substitute executor operative if an executor designated in the will—

(a)dies before the testator, or

(b)dies at the same time as the testator,

and the executor so designated dies in circumstances rendering it uncertain which of them survived the other, then, for the purpose of probate, the case for which the will provides is deemed to have occurred.

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