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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    August, 2016
    Kenya

    This Act makes provision for the recognition, protection and registration of community land rights and also provides for conversion of community land, special rights and entitlements with respect to community land, environment and natural resources management of community land and settlement of disputes relating to community land.

  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    January, 1963
    Tanzania

    This Notice contains in its Schedules declared customary law on guardianship, inheritance and wills. As to guardianship of women and children, certain powers and restrictions are placed un guardians regarding agricultural crops and livestock. A guardian is forbidden from selling land or permanent crops which are under his protection. As for inheritance, women are allowed to inherit except clan land. They can use clan land without selling it during their lifetime. But if there are no men in that clan, a woman can inherit this land completely.

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    November, 2017
    South Africa

    These Regulations amend the Regulations under section 103 of the Administration of Estates Act, 1965 in Schedule 2. The matters in respect of which Master’s fees shall be payable, the tariff of such fees and the manner in which such fees shall be payable shall be as specified in Schedule 2 to the principal Regulations.

    Amends: Regulations promulgated under section 103 of the Administration of Estates Act, 1965. (2001-10-12)

  4. Library Resource
    Regulations
    January, 0001
    Uganda

    These Rules, made under section 15 of the Administration of Estates of Persons of Unsound Mind, concerns the administration of estates of persons of unsound mind by an appointed manager. The Rules make provision with respect applications for administration, security for the administration of an estate, discharge of a manager, forms and fees.

    Implements: Administration of Estates of Persons of Unsound Minds Act 1951 (Cap. 155) (2000-12)

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    January, 2009
    Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

    These Rules concern the administration of estates of deceased persons. Their purpose if to permit Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration to be signed by the Registrar of the Supreme Court following the removal of the power for the Governor to act as a judge of the Supreme Court.

    Implements: Administration of Estates Ordinance (Cap. 33). (2011-11-14)

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 1886
    Sierra Leone

    This Act makes provision with respect to the procedure of escheat of property, i.e. the appropriation of any casual revenues arising within the Colonies or Foreign Possessions of the Crown (other than Droits of the Crown and Droits of the Admiralty) for or towards any public purposes within the Colonies or Possessions in which the same respectively may have arisen, including the revenue to arise from the estates and effects of persons who have died intestate and without heirs or next of kin.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 1965
    Namibia

    This Act regulates the (grant of) administration of real and personal estates of deceased persons, minors and persons under curatorship and of derelict estates. The Act also places restrictions of the disposal of such estates and provides for registration of documents and the handling of disputed claims. The Minister shall appoint Masters, Deputy Masters and Assistant Masters for purposes of grant of letters of administration.

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    January, 2008
    Kenya

    These Rules amend the Registered Land Rules in the Fifth Schedule. The Fifth Schedule prescribes fees in relation to (the application for) services required or carried out under the principal Regulations.

    Amends: Registered Land Rules (Cap. 300). (2012)

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 1989
    Zambia

    This Act makes provision principally for the legal status and administration of estates of deceased persons leaving property in Zambia.This contains rules relative to the making, registering and execution of wills, provides for the administration of property included in a testament and provides for court proceedings regarding testate estates. Wills may be placed in custody with the High Court. The Act sets out procedures of administration and prohibits any interfering with property of deceased by any person who is not authorized to do so.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2008
    Estonia

    The Act regulates succession in Estonia. Specifically, it provides that succession is the transfer of the property of a person upon his or her death to another person. A bequeather is a person whose property transfers upon his or her death to another person. An estate is the property of a bequeather. An estate does not include the rights and obligations of the bequeather which pursuant to law or by their nature are inseparably bound to the person of the bequeather. Notably, special rules govern the legal relations involving the property that is included in the land register.

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