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Colonial Probates Act 1892

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The expression " court of probate " means any court or authority, by whatever name designated, having jurisdiction in matters of probate, and in Scotland means the sheriff court of the county of Edinburgh:

The expressions " probate " and " letters of administration " include confirmation in Scotland, and any instrument having in a British possession the same effect which under English law is given to probate and letters of administration respectively:

The expression " probate duty " includes any duty payable on the value of the estate and effects for which probate or letters of administration is or are granted :

The expression " British court in a foreign country " means any British court having jurisdiction out of the Queen's dominions in pursuance of an Order in Council, whether made under any Act or otherwise.

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