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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 2005 - REG 3.13
Filing of wills
3.13 Filing of wills
(1) This rule applies to a will that is required to be filed in court together
with an application for probate of the will or for administration of a
person's estate with the will annexed, if the application is filed by means of
(2) A true and complete scanned copy of the will must be
submitted with the application.
(3) The original will (or if the application
relates to a copy of the will, the copy of the will sought to be proved) must
be filed at, or mailed to, the Sydney Registry of the Supreme Court within 7
days after the date on which the application is filed.
(4) The will filed
under subrule (3) must be accompanied by a coversheet that includes the case
number assigned to the application.
(5) The person filing the application is
taken to have affirmed to the court that he or she has possession of the will
when the application is filed and that the will will be filed at or sent to
the court in accordance with subrule (4).
(6) In this rule,
"will" includes any codicil or other testamentary instrument.
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