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Minimum age for making a will

9 Minimum age for making a will

(1) A will made by a minor is not valid.
(2) However—
(a) a minor may make a will in contemplation of marriage, and may alter or revoke the will, but the will is of no effect if the marriage contemplated does not take place; and
(b) a minor who is married may make, alter or revoke a will; and
(c) a minor whose marriage has ended, whether by divorce, annulment or death of the minor’s spouse, may revoke part or all of a will made—
(i) in contemplation of the marriage; or
(ii) while the person was married.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to a will—
(a) made under an order made under section 19 ; or
(b) mentioned in section 33X .

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