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The Administrator General's Act, 1913

( ACT NO. III OF 1913 )

Interpretation clause
2. In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(1) “assets” means all the property, movable and immovable, of a deceased person, which is chargeable with, and applicable to, the payment of his debts and legacies, or available for distribution among his heirs and next-of-kin:
(2) “exempted person” means a 1[Bangalee] Christian, a Hindu, Muslim, Parsi or Buddhist, or a person exempted under 2[section 3 of the Succession Act, 1925], from the operation of that Act:
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(4) “ 4[Bangalee] Christian” means a person domiciled in Bangladesh who is or in good faith claims to be of unmixed Asiatic descent, and who professes any form of the Christian religion:
(5) “letters of administration” includes any letters of administration, whether general or with a copy of the will annexed, or limited in time or otherwise:
(6) “next-of-kin” includes a widower or widow of a deceased person, or any other person who by law would be entitled to letters of administration in preference to a creditor or legatee of the deceased:
(7) [Repealed by the Government of India (Adaptation of Indian Laws) Order, 1937.]
(8) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules under this Act:
(9)-(11) [Repealed by the Government of India (Adaptation of Indian Laws) Order, 1937.]
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