Get this from a library! Akta Probet dan Pentadbiran semua pindaan hingga Februari, Akta [Malaysia.; MDC Legal Advisers.]. (1) This Act may be cited as the Probate and Administration Act , and shall come into force on such date as the Minister may by notification in the Gazette. Malaysia, yang dilantik di bawah Akta Probet dan Pentadbiran Pentadbiran [Akta 97] telah digantikan dengan terma “Perbadanan”–lihat seksyen 2 dan .

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Akta Probet dan Pentadbiran 1959 (Disemak – 1972)

Discretion of Court as to persons to whom administration is to be granted Pending any probate action, letters of administration may be granted to such person as the Court may appoint, limited so that the administrator shall not be empowered to distribute the estate, and shall be subject to such control by, and direction of, the Court, as the Court deems fit; and subject to that limitation the administrator so appointed shall have all the rights and powers of a general administrator.

In the following cases, namely: Where a will has been lost or mislaid after the death of the testator, or where a will cannot for any sufficient reason be produced– a if a copy or draft thereof is produced, and it appears that the copy or draft is identical in terms with the original, probate may be granted of the copy or draft, limited until the original is admitted to probate; and b if no copy or draft thereof is produced, probate may be granted of the contents of the will, if they can be sufficiently established, limited as above described, unless the will is a privileged will not in writing.

Discharge of administration bond Power to appoint trustees of minor’s property Where– a no executor is appointed by a will; Probate and Administration 15 b the executor or all the executors appointed by will are legally incapable of acting as such, or have renounced; c no executor survives the testator; d all the executors die before obtaining probate or before having administered all the estate of the deceased; or e the executors appointed by any will do not appear and extract probate, letters of administration with the will annexed may be granted to such person as the Court deems fit to administer the estate: Right to follow property and powers of the Court in relation thereto Advanced Search Find a Library.

Executor not to act while administration is in force 6. If, while any legal proceedings are pending in any court by or against the administrator to whom a temporary administration has been granted, that administration is revoked, that court may order that the proceedings be continued by or against the new personal representative, in like manner as if the same had been originally commenced against him, but subject to such conditions and variations, if any, as that court directs.

Subject to any other written law, a personal representative has the same powers to sue in respect of all causes of action that survive the deceased, and may exercise the same power for the recovery of debts due to him at the time of his death as the deceased had when living.


Where a person dies, leaving property in which he had no beneficial interest on his own account, and does not leave a representative who is able and willing to act, letters of administration, limited to that property, may be granted to the person beneficially interested in the property, or to some other person on his behalf.

Subjects Probate law and practice — Malaysia. The Court shall have power to summon any person named as executor in any will to prove or renounce probate of the will and do such other things concerning any will as the High Court in England could do.

Provided that no trust corporation shall be required to furnish security.

Akta Probet dan Pentadbiran 1959 : semua pindaan hingga Februari, 1995 : Akta 97

Liability of estate of personal representative Where, after probate has been granted, a codicil of the will is propounded, separate probate may be granted of the codicil: Charges on property of deceased to be paid primarily out of the property charged Citations are based on reference standards.

In this Part– “British Court in a foreign country” means any British Court having jurisdiction out of the Commonwealth in pursuance of an Order of Her Britannic Majesty in Council, whether made under any Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom or otherwise; “the Commonwealth” shall, for the purposes of this Part, be deemed to include in addition any country which the Yang Probate and Administration 25 di-Pertuan Agong may by notification published in the Gazette direct to be included among the countries to which this Part applies; “Court of Probate” means any court or authority by whatever name designated, having jurisdiction in matters of probate; “probate” and “letters of administration” include confirmation in Scotland and any instrument having, in any part of the Commonwealth, the same effect as that which, under the law of Malaysia, is given to probate or letters of administration respectively.

Saving and transitional Provided that, where the deceased died wholly intestate as to his estate, administration shall, if application is made for the purpose, be granted to some one or more of the persons interested in the residuary estate of the deceased, unless by reason of the insolvency of the estate or other special circumstances the Court thinks it expedient to grant administration to some other person.

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Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Security for creditors in Malaysia The personal representative of a deceased person shall, when lawfully required so to do, exhibit, by affidavit filed in the Court, a true and perfect inventory and account of the movable and immovable property of the deceased, and the Court shall have power to require personal representatives to bring in inventories.

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Any probate or letters of administration may be revoked or amended for any sufficient cause. Any person having, or claiming to have, any interest may, at any time after the death of a deceased person and before representation has been granted to his estate, enter a general caveat in the prescribed form, so that no representation shall be granted without notice to the caveator; and after entry of any such caveat no representation shall be made until the caveator has been given opportunity to contest the right of any petitioner to representation.


Any probate or letters of administration granted by a British Court in a foreign country may be sealed in Malaysia in the manner provided in section 52, and this Part shall apply accordingly with the necessary modifications. Rights of action of personal representative Probate and Administration 11 4 This section applies to grants of representation made after the commencement of this Act whether the testator or intestate dies before or after the commencement.

Akta Probet dan Pentadbiran (Disemak – )

You may send this item to up to five recipients. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. The Court may, if it appears that the condition of an administration bond has been broken, order that it be assigned by peentadbiran Registrar to some named person, who shall thereupon be entitled to sue on the bond under his own name on behalf of all persons interested in the estate in respect of which the bond was pentadbrian, as though it had originally been made 195 his favour.

In any case in which it appears necessary for preserving the property of a deceased person, the Court may grant to any person whom the Court thinks fit, or to the Corporation, letters of administration limited to the collection and preservation of the property of the deceased, and pentadviran discharge of debts due to his estate, subject to the directions of the Court; and the person so appointed shall have power to dispose of all assets of the estate of a wasting or perishable nature and invest the proceeds of sale.

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Probate law and practice. Restrictions on grant 4.

The following provisions shall also apply: Probate and Administration 27 Notice of sealing The E-mail Address es field is required. Provided that– a the Court may in its discretion and for such special reasons as it may think fit grant administration to one individual; and b the Court in granting administration may act on such prima facie evidence, furnished by the applicant or any other person, as to whether or not there is a minority or life interest, as may be prescribed.

Liability of a person fraudulently obtaining or retaining estate of deceased Where administration has been granted pentadbiiran respect of any estate of a deceased person, no person shall have power to bring any action or otherwise to act as executor of the deceased person in respect prpbet the estate comprised in or affected by the grant until the grant has been pentadbran or revoked.

Assignment of bond The fund, if any, retained to meet 159 legacies. Deleted by Act A Write a review Rate this item: Powers of personal representative as to appropriation