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The authority of the executors appointed in the deceased’s Will arises on the death of the testator. Consequently, the executors are entitled to call for the deceased’s Will to be handed to them. Although dealing with the deceased’s real assets (in effect land and buildings, and some personal assets, such as stocks and shares and leasehold assets) require the executors to act jointly, for the most part, the ability of the executors to deal with the deceased’s personalty is joint and several. Therefore, technically, either executor cou
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