Administration of Estates by Consulars Officers Act

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Published: 1941

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Consular Officers

CHAPTER 6

THE ADMINISTRATION O F ESTATES BY
CONSULAR OFFICERS ACT

Arrangement of Sections
Section

1 . Short title.
2. Administration of Estates by Consular Officers.
3. Variation of Schedule.

SCHEDULE.

ADMINISTRATION O F ESTATES BY CONSULAR
OFFICERS

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1. This Act may be cited as the Administration of Short title.
Estates by Consular Officers Act.

2. Whenever any subject or citizen of any State men- tion on of
tioned in the first column of the Schedule- Consular

Officers.
( a ) dies within Antigua and Barbuda, or

( 6 ) dies outside Antigua and Barbuda leaving
property within Antigua and Barbuda and no person
is present in Antigua and Barbuda at the time of his
death who is rightfully entitled to administer the estate
of such deceased person,

the Ambassador or his agent, Consul, Vice-Consul, or
Consular Agent of such State within Antigua and Barbuda
may take possession and have the custody of the property of
such deceased person, and may apply the same in payment

LAWS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

CAP. 6) Administration of Estates by
Consular Officers

of his debts and funeral expenses, and may retain the
surplus for the benefit of the persons entitled thereto; but
such Ambassador or his Agent, Consul, Vice-Consul, or
Consular Agent shall immediately apply for, and shall be
entitled to obtain from the Court, Letters of Administration
of the property of such deceased person, limited in such
manner and for such time as to the Court shall seem fit.

Variation of
Schedule. 3. It shall be lawful for the Governor-General by order

to vary the Schedule-

(a) by deleting therefrom any State when the pro-
vision of the Treaty with that State mentioned in the
Schedule shall have ceased to have effect;

(b) by adding thereto any State with whom
Government shall make a Treaty of Commerce and
Navigation containing provision similar to any of the
provisions mentioned in the Schedule.

LAWS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

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SCHEDULE

Name of
State

Estonia

Finland

Greece

Hungary

Japan

Thailand

Turkey

Yugoslavia

Title of Treaty

Treaty of Commerce and Navigation be-
tween the United Kingdom and Estonia.

Treaty of Commerce and Navigation be-
tween the United Kingdom and Finland.

Treaty of Commerce and Navigation be-
tween the United Kingdom and Greece.

Treaty of Commerce and Navigation be-
tween the United Kingdom and Hungary.

Treaty of Commerce and Navigation be-
tween the United Kingdom and Japan.

Treaty of Commerce and Navigation be-
tween the United Kingdom and Siam
(Thailand).

Treaty of Commerce and Navigation be-
tween the United Kingdom and Turkey.

Treaty of Commerce and Navigation be-
tween the United Kingdom and the
Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

Date of
Treaty

18th January,
1926

14th December,
1923

16th July,
1926

23rd July,
1926

3rd April,
1911

23rd November,
1937

1st March,
1930

12th May,
1927

Provision

Article 22.

Article 19.

Article 23.

Article 14.

Article 5.

Article 19.

Article 28.

Article 24.
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