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Confirmation of Executors (Scotland) Act 1858

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Schedule A

Form of a Petition for Appointment of an Executor to a deceased Person

Unto the Honourable the Commissary of [specify the County], the Petition of A.B. [here name and design the Petitioner] ;

Humbly sheweth,

That the late CD. [here name and design the deceased Person to whom an Executor is sought to be appointed] died at [specify Place] on or about the [specify Date], and had at the Time of his Death his ordinary or principal Domicile in the County of [specify County, or " furth of Scotland," or " without any fixed Domicile, " or " without any known Domicile," as the Case may be]. That the Petitioner is the only Son and Next of Kin [or state what other Relationship, Character, or Title the Petitioner has, giving him Right to apply for the Appointment of Executor]. May it therefore please your Lordship to decern the Petitioner Executor Dative qua Next of Kin to the said CD. [or state the other Character in which the Petitioner claims to be appointed Executor],

According to Justice, &c. _____________________________ [Signed by the Petitioner or his Agent.]

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