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Intestates’ Estates Act 1952

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Amendments of Law of Intestate Succession

    1. 1. Succession to estate of intestate leaving a surviving spouse.

    2. 2. Right of surviving spouse to have life interest redeemed.

    3. 3. Partial intestacies.

    4. 4. Reproduction of enactments in Administration of Estate Act, 1925, as amended.

    5. 5. Rights of surviving spouse or civil partner as respects the matrimonial home.

    6. 6. Interpretation and construction.

  3. Part II Amendments of Inheritance (Family Provision) Act, 1938

    1. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III General

    1. 9. Short title and commencement.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Sections 46 to 49 of Administration of Estates Act, 1925, as Amended by Part I of this Act as respects Persons Dying after the Commencement of this Act

      1. 46. Succession to real and personal estate on intestacy.

      2. 47. Statutory trusts in favour of issue and other classes of relatives of intestate.

      3. 47A. Right of surviving spouse to have own life interest redeemed.

      4. 48. Powers of personal representative in respect of interests of surviving spouse.

      5. 49. Application to cases of partial intestacy.

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Rights of Surviving Spouse or civil partner as respects the Matrimonial or civil partnership Home

      1. 1.(1) Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, where the...

      2. 2.Where— (a) the dwelling-house forms part of a building and...

      3. 3.(1) The right conferred by paragraph 1 of this Schedule—...

      4. 4.(1) During the period of twelve months mentioned in paragraph...

      5. 5.(1) Where the surviving husband or wifespouse or civil partner...

      6. 6.(1) Where the surviving spouse or civil partner lacks capacity...

      7. 7.(1) Except where the context otherwise requires, references in this...

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

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