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Reduction of excessive commission or fees

    (1)     If the Court is satisfied that the amount of either or both of the following is excessive, the Court may order that it be reduced or repaid to the estate

        (a)     a commission or fee charged or retained by an executor or administrator or payable to an executor or administrator under the terms of a will;

        (b)     any fee, cost, expense or disbursement for which an executor or administrator has been reimbursed or claims to be reimbursed out of an estate.

    (2)     The Court may make an order under subsection (1)—

        (a)     on the application of—

              (i)     any person interested under the will or the estate, including any interested beneficiary; or

              (ii)     any creditor; or

        (b)     of its own motion.

    (3)     This section does not apply to State Trustees.

S. 65B
inserted by No. 41/2017 s. 17.

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