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Probate Act (amended)


(as introduced)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
56 Elizabeth II, 2007

Government Bill

Probate Act

The Honourable Cecil P. Clarke
Minister of Justice

First Reading: November 23, 2007

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: November 27, 2007

Third Reading: December 10, 2007 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Probate Act to be consistent with an earlier amendment to the Wills Act expanding the permissibility of holograph wills.

An Act to Amend Chapter 31
of the Acts of 2000,
the Probate Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subsection 30(2) of Chapter 31 of the Acts of 2000, the Probate Act, is amended by striking out "of one witness to the execution of the will that is" in the third line.

2 This Act comes into force on such day as the Governor in Council orders and declares by proclamation.


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