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Presumption of Death Act 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Declaration of presumed death

    1. 1.Applying for declaration

    2. 2.Making declaration

    3. 3.Effect of declaration

    4. 4.Other powers of court making declaration

  3. Variation order

    1. 5.Varying and revoking declaration

    2. 6.Effect of variation order

    3. 7.Other functions of court making variation order

    4. 8.Principles

  4. Further provision about declarations and orders

    1. 9.Giving notice of application

    2. 10.Attorney General

    3. 11.Right to intervene

    4. 12.Information

    5. 13.Insurance against claims: trustees

    6. 14.Insurance against claims: insurers paying capital sums

  5. Register of Presumed Deaths

    1. 15.Register of Presumed Deaths

  6. Other determinations

    1. 16.Other determinations about death of missing person

  7. Supplementary

    1. 17.Power to amend periods of time

    2. 18.Consequential and supplementary etc provision

    3. 19.Regulations

    4. 20.Interpretation

    5. 21.Application to Crown

    6. 22.Commencement

    7. 23.Extent

    8. 24.Short title

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Register of Presumed Deaths

      1. Entries in Register of Presumed Deaths

        1. 1.(1) When a declaration under this Act satisfies section 3(3)(a)...

      2. Amendment and cancellation of entries in Register

        1. 2.(1) When a variation order satisfies section 6(4)(a) or (b),...

      3. Searches and certified copies

        1. 3.(1) Any right to search the index of the registers...

      4. Proof of death

        1. 4.A certified copy of an entry in the Register of...

      5. Correction and annotation of Register

        1. 5.(1) Where it appears to the Registrar General that there...

      6. Fees

        1. 6.(1) A fee of a prescribed amount is payable to...

      7. Interpretation

        1. 7.In this Schedule “the index of registers of deaths” means...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Amendment of provisions about presumption of death

      1. Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (c. 18)

        1. 1.Omit section 19 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (presumption...

      2. Domicile and Matrimonial Proceedings Act 1973 (c. 45)

        1. 2.In section 5 of the Domicile and Matrimonial Proceedings Act...

      3. Civil Partnership Act 2004 (c. 33)

        1. 3.(1) Section 222 of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (proceedings...

      4. Consequential repeal

        1. 4.In consequence of the repeal in paragraph 1, omit paragraph...

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