Succession Act 1965

Right to follow property.

[Restates existing law relating to right to follow property; as to real estate, see 1830 (c. 47) 1839 (c. 60) and 1848 (c. 87)]

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59. (1) Property which has been conveyed by personal representatives to any person (other than a purchaser) shall, so long as it remains vested in that person, or in any person claiming under him (not being a purchaser), continue to be liable to answer the debts of the deceased and any share in the estate to the extent to which it was liable when vested in the personal representatives.

(2) In the event of a sale or mortgage of the property by a person (not being a purchaser) to whom it was conveyed by the personal representatives, or by any person claiming under him (not being a purchaser), the seller or mortgagor shall continue to be personally liable for such debts and for any share in the estate to the extent to which the property was liable when vested in the personal representatives.

(3) This section applies whether the deceased died before or after the commencement of this Act.