Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

Book of the Month

Cover of Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Price: £99.95

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Bartos and Meston On the Succession 6th ed (Scotland) Act 1964 isbn 9780414019386

Succession 5th ed (Scotland) Act, 1964

Image not available lge

ISBN13: 9780414014534
ISBN: 0414014537
New Edition ISBN: 9780414019386
Published: November 2002
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



An exposition and commentry on the Succession (Scotland) Act 1964. The Succession (Scotland) Act 1964 governs most of the law of intestate succession in Scotland. It plays a significant role in the transfer of title to property by the executor and made important changes to the law of wills.

The fifth edition takes account of the of the Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995 and Children (Scotland) Act 1995, and recent case law. This edition contains even more practical guidance than the previous edition as the annotated 1964 Act is provided in the appendices; and in the narrative the topic of division of intestate estates has been significantly explanded.

Image not available lge
Subjects:
Scots Law
Contents:
PART I
Intestate succession in Scotland before September 10, 1964
Intestate succession after the 1964 Act
Debts and taxation
Surviving spouse's prior rights
Legal rights of the surviving spouse and of descendants
Succession to the free estate
Testate succession
Executors and the administration of estates
Private international law
The Scottish Commission's proposals for reforms
PART II
Succession (Scotland) Act 1964 with section by section annotations
Appendices:
Rules of division, according to the law of Scotland
Examples of the division of intestate estates.