Succession Act 1965

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Succession Act 1965


Number 27 of 1965


SUCCESSION ACT 1965

REVISED

Updated to 2 November 2017


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Succession Act 1965. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law

All Acts up to and including Mediation Act 2017 (27/2017), enacted 2 October 2017, and all statutory instruments up to and including Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 474 of 2017), made 2 November 2017, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act

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Number 27 of 1965


SUCCESSION ACT 1965

REVISED

Updated to 2 November 2017


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment and preserves the format in which it was passed

Related legislation

This Act is not collectively cited with any other Act.

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1993, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Marriage Act 2015 (35/2015)

Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015)

Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010)

Adoption Act 2010 (21/2010)

Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 (27/2009)

Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (14/2008)

Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 (31/2004)

Capital Acquisitions Tax Consolidation Act 2003 (1/2003)

Electronic Commerce Act 2000 (27/2000)

Family Law (Miscellaneous) Act 1997 (18/1997)

Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 (33/1996)

Family Law Act 1995 (26/1995)

Building Societies Act 1989 (17/1989)

Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act 1989 (6/1989)

Status of Children Act 1987 (26/1987)

Age of Majority Act 1985 (2/1985)

Courts Act 1981 (11/1981)

Capital Acquisitions Tax Act 1976 (8/1976)

Courts Act 1971 (36/1971)

All Acts up to and including Mediation Act 2017 (27/2017), enacted 2 October 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 318 of 2015)

District Probate Registries (Places and Districts) Order 1966 (S.I. No. 274 of 1966)

Succession Act 1965 (Commencement) Order 1966 (S.I. No. 168 of 1966)

All statutory instruments up to and including Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 474 of 2017), made 2 November 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 27 of 1965.


SUCCESSION ACT 1965

REVISED

Updated to 2 November 2017


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Acts Referred to

Associated Bank under the Central Bank Act, 1942

1942, No. 22.

Companies Act, 1963

1963, No. 33.

Bodies Corporate (Executors and Administrators) Act, 1928

1928, No. 9.

Public Records (Ireland) Act, 1867

1867, c. 70.

Civil Liability Act, 1961

1961, No. 41.

Registration of Title Act, 1964

1964, No. 16.

Registration of Deeds Act, 1707

1707, c. 2.

Conveyancing Act, 1881

1881, c. 41.

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