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Real estate to vest in executors and administrators

    (1)     Upon the Court granting probate of the will or administration of the estate of any deceased person, then subject to any limitations expressed in the grant all the hereditaments or all the hereditaments then unadministered of such person, whether held by him beneficially or in trust, shall vest as from the death of such person in the executor or administrator to whom such probate or administration is granted (as the case may be) for all the estate therein of such person, and if there is more than one such executor or administrator shall vest in them as joint tenants.

    (2)     In this section the hereditaments of a deceased person shall be deemed to include—

        (a)     all the estate of such person passing under any gift contained in his will which operates as an appointment under a general power to appoint by will or operates under the testamentary power conferred by statute to dispose of an entailed interest; and

        (b)     every estate pur autre vie which such person could if of full age and capacity have disposed of by his will.

No. 3632 s. 9.

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