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Presumption of Death Act 2013

12/12/2014
Laura Abbott private client solicitor with Lodders Solicitors

The Presumption of Death Act 2013 came into force on 1 October 2014. The Act makes provision for the presumed death of missing persons. It allows the High Court to make a single declaration, effective against all persons and for all purposes, that a missing person is presumed to have died at a particular date and time if it is satisfied that the missing person has not been known to be alive for a period of at least seven years. This is in line with legislation already in force in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

 

For more information please contact Laura Abbott on 01789 206167 or by email.

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