The Butterworths Hong Kong Probate, Administration and Trustee Handbook (Fifth Edition) explores the Probate and Administration Ordinance (Cap 10), Trustee Ordinance (Cap 29), Wills Ordinance (Cap 30), Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 31), Intestates’ Estates Ordinance (Cap 73), Variation of Trusts Ordinance (Cap 253), Perpetuities and Accumulations Ordinance (Cap 257). Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance (Cap 481), and Enduring Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap 501).
This Handbook reproduces the text of the Ordinances and all subsidiary legislation to the Ordinances together with section-by-section annotations elaborating on legislative history, significant judicial decisions and legislation, and relevant rules of court. The Fifth Edition includes expanded commentary to facilitate research and cross-referencing, and practice points and procedural notes have been added to provide a thorough understanding to the area of probate and trusts law. Updated case law will furnish the practical guidance for practitioners to properly prepare contentious probate cases and duly advise the clients.