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1Property of the deceased undisposed of by will, subject to the retention thereout of a fund sufficient to meet any pecuniary legacies.E+W
2Property of the deceased not specifically devised or bequeathed but included (either by a specific or general description) in a residuary gift, subject to the retention out of such property of a fund sufficient to meet any pecuniary legacies, so far as not provided for as aforesaid.E+W
3Property of the deceased specifically appropriated or devised or bequeathed (either by a specific or general description) for the payment of debts.E+W
4Property of the deceased charged with, or devised or bequeathed (either by a specific or general description) subject to a charge for the payment of debts.E+W
5The fund, if any, retained to meet pecuniary legacies.E+W
6Property specifically devised or bequeathed, rateably according to value.E+W
7Property appointed by will under a general power, including the statutory power to dispose of entailed interests, rateably according to value.E+W
8The following provisions shall also apply—E+W
(a)The order of application may be varied by the will of the deceased.
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