Consent – Section 9 of the Wills Act 1997

Section 9 of the Wills Act 1997 allows the Court and the Registrar of Probates to admit to probate a document which fails to comply with the usual formalities for the signing of a will.

If the value of the Victorian estate is in excess of one million dollars then all persons who are affected by a decision under section 9 of the Wills Act 1997 may consent to the powers of the Court being exercised by the Registrar of Probates.

A sample consent form is available below.

Author
Supreme Court of Victoria
Publisher
Supreme Court of Victoria
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