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141 .         Court may appoint attorney for absent executor

        [(1)         deleted]

        (2)         Where any such executor or administrator is a member of Her Majesty’s naval, military, or air force (including a member of any medical corps nursing service attached to any of the forces aforesaid) and is a prisoner of war or posted as missing or otherwise is unable or able only with great difficulty to appoint an attorney, the Court may on the application of a co-executor or a beneficiary or a creditor or any of the persons to whom the Table following section 14(1) would refer if there was an intestacy as to all or any of the property in the estate appoint such co-executor or some other person resident in this State to have and exercise all or such of the powers, duties, and discretions of such first-mentioned executor or administrator and for such period or periods as the Court shall deem proper.

        [Section 141 amended: No. 21 of 1942 s. 4; No. 80 of 1962 s. 8; No. 57 of 1984 s. 6.]

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