This Act makes provision for the administration of estates of persons dying outside Uganda in a State listed in the Schedule to this Act and leaving property within Uganda. If no person is rightfully entitled to administer the estate of the deceased person, the consul, vice consul, or consular agent of a listed State may take possession and have the custody of the property of the deceased person. He or she shall immediately apply for letters of administration of the property of the deceased person, limited in such manner and for such time as to the court shall deem fit.
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Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1940Uganda
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1940Zimbabwe
This Act stipulates that the whole of the Fingo Location shall re-vest in the Governor on 1st August 1940 and shall be deemed to be surrendered to the Governor, and every right, title or interest in any such original holding shall be extinguished (sect. 3). Persons who where owner of an original holding, their heirs, or persons recommended for the award of a plot of land by the Land Board appointed to be the Commission for the purposes of this Act under section 5 shall, subject to this Act, be awarded a plot of land (sect. 4). (29 sections)