Prior rights and prior drafting

intestacy, the calculation of legal rights, and statutory interpretation

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Abstract

The author considers the calculation of legal rights in a situation of intestacy where a deceased party is survived by a spouse or a civil partner, in light of statutory intervention following the enactment of the Succession (Scotland) Act 1964. That reform may have inadvertently affected entitlements to the deceased party's estate.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-32
Number of pages4
JournalScots Law Times
Volume9
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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Keywords

  • civil partnerships
  • Intestacy
  • Legalrights
  • surviving spouses

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