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Probate and Legacy Duties Act 1808

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XLIIConfirmations of Testaments not to be granted for Effects not included in such Inventory.

And be it further enacted, That it shall not be lawful for any Commissary Court in Scotland to grant Confirmation of any Testament, testamentary or dative, or eik thereto, of or for any Estate or Effects whatever, of any Person dying after the Tenth Day of October One thousand eight hundred and eight, unless the same shall be mentioned and in. eluded in some such Inventory exhibited and recorded as aforesaid ; and it shall not be competent to any Executor or Executors, or other Person or Persons, to recover any Debt or other Effects in Scotland of or belonging to any Person dying after the said Tenth Day of October, unless the same shall have been previously included in some such Inventory exhibited and recorded as aforesaid; except the same respectively were vested in the Deceased as a Trustee for any other Person or Persons, and not beneficially; but these Provisions are not, in other respects, to prejudice the Law of Scotland, regarding total or partial Confirmations or the Rules of Succession there established.

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