Butterworths Hong Kong Probate, Administration and Trustee Handbook – Fifth Edition

Authors: Julia Au, Moses Kong, Jethro Pak, Chantel Lin, Sasha Allison, Jack Chan, Carol OM Lee

The Butterworths Hong Kong Probate, Administration and Trustee Handbook (Fifth Edition) is a comprehensive work of reference on the major legislation pertaining to probate and trusts law and practice in Hong Kong, which includes the Probate and Administration Ordinance (Cap 10), Trustee Ordinance (Cap 29), Wills Ordinance (Cap 30), Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 31), Intestates’ Estates Ordinance (Cap 73), Variation of Trusts Ordinance (Cap 253), Perpetuities and Accumulations Ordinance (Cap 257), Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance (Cap 481), and Enduring Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 501).

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The Butterworths Hong Kong Probate, Administration and Trustee Handbook (Fifth Edition) explores the Probate and Administration Ordinance (Cap 10), Trustee Ordinance (Cap 29), Wills Ordinance (Cap 30), Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 31), Intestates’ Estates Ordinance (Cap 73), Variation of Trusts Ordinance (Cap 253), Perpetuities and Accumulations Ordinance (Cap 257). Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance (Cap 481), and Enduring Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 501).
This Handbook reproduces the text of the Ordinances and all subsidiary legislation to the Ordinances together with section-by-section annotations elaborating on legislative history, significant judicial decisions and legislation, and relevant rules of court. The Fifth Edition includes expanded commentary to facilitate research and cross-referencing, and practice points and procedural notes have been added to provide a thorough understanding to the area of probate and trusts law. Updated case law will furnish the practical guidance for practitioners to properly prepare contentious probate cases and duly advise the clients.

 

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Probate and Administration Ordinance (Cap 10)
Non-Contentious Probate Rules (Cap 10A)
Probate (Loss of Grant) Rules (Cap 10B)
Probate (Loss of Petition) Rules (Cap 10C)
Official Administrator’s Accounts (Interest) Rules (Cap 10D)
Trustee Ordinance (Cap 29)
Administration of Trust Funds Rules (Cap 29A)
Judicial Trustee Rules (Cap 29B)
Wills Ordinance (Cap 30)
Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 31)
Intestates’ Estates Ordinance (Cap 73)
Intestate Succession (Reckoning of Capital Value) Notice (Cap 73A)
Variation of Trusts Ordinance (Cap 253)
Perpetuities and Accumulations Ordinance (Cap 257)
Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance (Cap 481)
Enduring Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 501)