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  Probates and Letters of Administration   (9068)
1936 - 1951  range held: 1936 - 1951


GENERAL


Probate is defined as the 'confirmation of an executor's authority, granted by the Court, upon proof of the will in the proper way. In New Zealand probate jurisdiction is vested in the High Court'. (Spiller, NZ Law Dictionary).


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Dates of Holdings : 1936 - 1951
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office
Access : Open  see more …


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Administration Act 1879
  • Administration Act 1908
  • District Courts Act 1858
  • District Courts Act 1908
  • Real Estate Descent Act 1874
  • Supreme Court Act 1860
  • Trustee Act 1883
ABOLISHED BY
  • Ordinance of the Legislative Council of New Zealand, Session IV, No. 1 1841
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 3
Date Approved: 22/05/2017