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Trustee Act (Northern Ireland) 2001

Section 38: Personal representatives

Section 38 provides that the provisions of the Act will apply to a personal representative administering the estate of a deceased person in the same way as it applies to a trustee, with appropriate modifications. As far as remuneration for personal representatives is concerned, it is made clear in section 38(3) that such payments are to be treated as expenses of administering the estate.

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