502. Application for succession.

Any eligible person1 may apply to the Tribunal2 for a direction entitling him to the tenancy3 of a holding4 on the death of the previous tenant5. Any such application must be made within three months beginning with the day after the date of death6. Where only one application is made, the Tribunal must satisfy itself that the applicant was an eligible person at the date of death7 and that he has not subsequently ceased to be so8, and, having determined eligibility, must then go on to determine whether he is in their opinion a suitable person to become the