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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 estate is in excess of three 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.

Any such consent must be exhibited to the affidavit of executor(s)/administrator(s).

These forms are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. If you require any further information you are encouraged to obtain legal advice.

Supreme Court of Victoria
Supreme Court of Victoria
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