(1) If State Trustees refuses to recognise in whole or in part the claim of any person against the estate of any deceased person, State Trustees must serve a notice of the refusal specifying that proceedings to enforce the claim must be instituted within 3 months of the notice being served on the person by registered post to the person's last known address.
(2) If the person does not institute proceedings to enforce the claim within 3 months of being served with the notice of refusal State Trustees may distribute the assets of the deceased person without regard to the claim specified in the notice of refusal.
(3) After the distribution is made the right of the person to recover the claim specified in the notice of refusal is absolutely barred.
S. 30B inserted by No. 45/1994
repealed by No. 15/1998
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S. 30C inserted by No.