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54 .         Court may appoint district agents

        (1)         For the purpose of receiving applications for probate or administration under this Act, a magistrate of the Magistrates Court at a place beyond 80 km from Perth shall be and is hereby appointed to act as a district agent for the Principal Registrar.

        (2)         All district agents may, for the purposes of this Part, administer oaths, take declarations and affirmations, and exercise any other powers which can be exercised by the Principal Registrar.

        [Section 54 amended: No. 55 of 1941 s. 5; No. 94 of 1972 s. 4 (as amended: No. 19 of 1973); No. 67 of 1979 s. 44; No. 59 of 2004 s. 141; No. 24 of 2005 s. 63.]

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