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Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Act 2014

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Intestacy: surviving spouse or civil partner

  3. 2.The fixed net sum

  4. 3.Definition of “personal chattels”

  5. 4.Adoption and contingent interests

  6. 5.Presumption of prior death

  7. 6.Amendments of Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975

  8. 7.Date when representation is first taken out

  9. 8.Power to apply income for maintenance

  10. 9.Power of advancement

  11. 10.Application of sections 8 and 9

  12. 11.Minor and consequential amendments

  13. 12.Short title, commencement, application and extent

  14. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Determination of the fixed net sum

      1. The following is the Schedule inserted after the First Schedule...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Amendments of Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975

      1. 1.The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 is...

      2. Children of the family

        1. 2.(1) Section 1 (application for financial provision from deceased's estate)...

      3. Maintenance

        1. 3.In section 1 (application for financial provision from deceased's estate),...

      4. Powers of court

        1. 4.(1) Section 2 (powers of court to make orders) is...

      5. Matters to which court is to have regard

        1. 5.(1) Section 3 (matters to which court is to have...

      6. Time limit for applications

        1. 6.In section 4 (time-limit for applications), at the end insert...

      7. Joint tenancies

        1. 7.(1) Section 9 (property held on joint tenancy) is amended...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Determination of date when representation is first taken out

      1. 1.In section 31 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (variation,...

      2. 2.For section 23 of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and...

      3. 3.In section 20 of the Administration of Justice Act 1982...

      4. 4.(1) Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 (financial provision...

      5. 5.In Schedule 5 to the Civil Partnership Act 2004, in...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. Administration of Estates Act 1925

        1. 1.(1) The Administration of Estates Act 1925 is amended as...

      2. Intestates' Estates Act 1952

        1. 2.(1) Schedule 2 to the Intestates' Estates Act 1952 (rights...

      3. Administration of Justice Act 1977

        1. 3.In section 28 of the Administration of Justice Act 1977,...

      4. Inheritance Tax Act 1984

        1. 4.In the Inheritance Tax Act 1984— (a) in section 17...

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