Succession Act 1965

Creditor attesting will charging estate with debts admissible as witness.

[1837 (c. 26) s. 16]


83.If by will any estate is charged with any debt or debts, and a creditor, or the spouse F48[or civil partner] of a creditor, whose debt is so charged, attests the execution of the will, the creditor, notwithstanding such charge, shall be admitted a witness to prove the execution of the will, or to prove the validity or invalidity thereof.




Inserted (1.01.2011) by Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010), s. 78, S.I. No. 648 of 2010.