Succession Act 1965

Shares of next-of-kin.

[See 1695 (c. 6) ss. 2, 3]


70.(1) If an intestate dies leaving neither spouse F44[nor civil partner] nor issue nor parent nor brother nor sister nor children of any deceased brother or sister, his estate shall, subject to the succeeding provisions of this Part, be distributed in equal shares among his next-of-kin.

(2) Representation of next-of-kin shall not be admitted amongst collaterals except in the case of children of brothers and sisters of the intestate where any other brother or sister of the intestate survives him.




Inserted (1.01.2011) by Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010), s. 76, S.I. No. 648 of 2010.