(1) When any probate
or administration heretofore or hereafter granted by any court of competent
jurisdiction, in any portion of Her Majesty’s dominions, is produced to
and a copy thereof deposited with the Principal Registrar by any person being
the executor or administrator therein named, or by any person duly authorised
by power of attorney in that behalf, under the hand and seal of such executor
or administrator, such probate or administration may be sealed with the seal
of the Court.
(2) When so sealed,
such probate or administration shall have the like force, effect, and
operation in Western Australia, and every executor and administrator
thereunder shall perform the same duties and be subject to the same
liabilities as if such probate or administration had been originally granted
by the Court.
[Section 61 amended: No. 138 of 1976
s. 13; No. 67 of 1979 s. 44.]