Chapter Number and Title of Enactment

Chapter:

481Title:INHERITANCE (PROVISION FOR FAMILY AND DEPENDANTS) ORDINANCE

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Table of contents of enactment:
Cap 481 Long title
Cap 481 Part IPRELIMINARY
Cap 481 s 1Short title
Cap 481 s 2Interpretation
Cap 481 Part IIAPPLICATIONS AND ORDERS FOR FINANCIAL PROVISION
Cap 481 s 3Application for financial provision from deceased's estate
Cap 481 s 4Powers of court to make orders
Cap 481 s 5Matters to which court is to have regard in exercising powers under section 4
Cap 481 s 6Time-limit for applications
Cap 481 s 7Interim orders
Cap 481 s 8Variation, discharge, etc. of orders for periodical payments
Cap 481 s 9Payment of lump sums by instalments
Cap 481 Part IIIPROPERTY AVAILABLE FOR FINANCIAL PROVISION
Cap 481 s 10Property treated as part of "net estate"
Cap 481 s 11Property held on a joint tenancy
Cap 481 Part IVPOWERS OF COURT IN RELATION TO TRANSACTIONS INTENDED TO DEFEAT APPLICATIONS FOR FINANCIAL PROVISION
Cap 481 s 12Dispositions intended to defeat applications for financial provision
Cap 481 s 13Contracts to leave property by will
Cap 481 s 14Provisions supplementary to sections 12 and 13
Cap 481 s 15Provisions as to trustees in relation to sections 12 and 13
Cap 481 Part VSPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO CASES OF DIVORCE, SEPARATION, ETC.
Cap 481 s 16Provision as to cases where no financial relief was granted in divorce proceedings, etc.
Cap 481 s 17Restriction imposed in divorce proceedings, etc. on application under this Ordinance
Cap 481 s 17ARestriction imposed in proceedings under Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Ordinance on application under this Ordinance
Cap 481 s 18Variation and discharge of secured periodical payments orders made under Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Ordinance
Cap 481 s 19Variation and revocation of maintenance agreements
Cap 481 s 20Availability of court's powers under this Ordinance in applications under sections 11 and 16 of the Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Ordinance
Cap 481 Part VIMISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
Cap 481 s 21Effect, duration and form of orders
Cap 481 s 22Provisions as to personal representatives
Cap 481 s 23(Repealed 2 of 1999 s. 6)
Cap 481 s 24Onus of proof
Cap 481 s 25Commencement and transfer of proceedings
Cap 481 s 26Determination of date on which representation was first taken out
Cap 481 s 27(Omitted as spent)
Cap 481 s 28Repeal
Cap 481 s 29Sections repealed
Cap 481 s 30(Omitted as spent)
Cap 481 s 31(Omitted as spent)
Cap 481 s 32(Omitted as spent)
Cap 481 s 33Transitional provisions




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