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SUCCESSION ACT 2006 - SECT 51

Will may be deposited with Registrar

51 Will may be deposited with Registrar

(1) Any person may deposit a will in the office of the Registrar.
(2) A will is not to be deposited unless it is in a sealed envelope that has written on it the following information:
(a) the testator's name and address (as they appear in the will),
(b) the name and address (as they appear in the will) of any executor,
(c) the date of the will,
(d) the name of the person depositing the will.
(3) A will that is deposited must be accompanied by the fee prescribed by the regulations.
(4) Despite subsection (3), a fee is not payable for the deposit of a will if:
(a) the will is deposited:
(i) in accordance with section 16 or 18, or
(ii) because a local legal practitioner has died, or has ceased, or is about to cease practising law in New South Wales, or
(b) the fee is waived by the Registrar in accordance with regulations made under the Civil Procedure Act 2005 .



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