PROPERTY OF DECEASED PERSONS, DESERTERS AND LUNATICS
Disposal of certain property without production of probate, etc. (other than officers)
165. Property deliverable and money payable to the representative, widow or next of kin, of a deceased person under section 164 may, if the total value or amount thereof does not exceed one thousand taka, and if the prescribed person thinks fit, be delivered or paid to any person appearing to him to be entitled to receive it or to administer the estate of the deceased, without requiring the production of any probate, letters of administration, certificate or other such conclusive evidence of title; and such delivery or payment shall be a full discharge to those ordering or making the same and to the Government from all further liability in respect of the property or money; but nothing in this section shall affect the rights of any executor or administrator or other representative, or of any creditor of a deceased person against any person to whom such delivery or payment has been made.
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