Succession Act 1965

Actions in respect of estates of deceased persons.

[New]

126

126.The Statute of Limitations, 1957, is hereby amended by the substitution of the following section for section 45:

“45. (1) Subject to section 71, no action in respect of any claim to the estate of a deceased person or to any share or interest in such estate, whether under a will, on intestacy or under section 111 of the Succession Act, 1965, shall be brought after the expiration of six years from the date when the right to receive the share or interest accrued.

(2) No action to recover arrears of interest in respect of any legacy or damages in respect of such arrears shall be brought after the expiration of three years from the date on which the interest became due.”

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The Statute of Limitations 1957, s. 45 was further amended (1.01.2011) by Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010), s. 89, S.I. No. 648 of 2010. The words “or section 111A” were inserted after “section 111”.