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Where an administrator dies without having completed the administration on an intestate estate, a grant of administration de bonis non must be obtained.
Where a grant of letters of administration has been issued to an attorney administrator on behalf of the person entitled to the grant under Non-Contentious Probate Rules 1987 (NCPR 1987), SI 1987/2024, r 22 and the administrator (ie donor of the power of attorney) dies in the lifetime of the attorney administrator and before the administration of the estate has been complet
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners dealing with provisions in the CPR relevant to cross border matters, including CPR 5.4C (discussed below). For guidance on the impact of Brexit on the CPR, see Cross border
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