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Confirmation of Executors (Scotland) Act 1823

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Confirmation of Executors (Scotland) Act 1823

1823 CHAPTER 98

An Act for the better granting of Confirmations in Scotland.

[19th July 1823]

WHEREAS it is expedient that Provision should be made for the better granting of Confirmations, in certain Cases, in Scotland; be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this Act, in all Cases of Intestate Succession, where any Person or Persons who, at the Period of the Death of the Intestate, being next of Kin, shall die before Confirmation be expede, the Right of such next of Kin shall transmit to his or her Representatives, so that Confirmation may and shall be granted to such Representatives, in the same Manner as Confirmations might have been granted to such next of Kin immediately upon the Death of such Intestate.

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