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A casebook on the law of succession, William Musyoka

Label
A casebook on the law of succession
Title
A casebook on the law of succession
Statement of responsibility
William Musyoka
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This text broadly and comprehensively covers the area of law of succession in Kenya. It exposes the substantive succession legal regime applying in Kenya as well as the Kenyan probate practice. It is tailored specifically for the legal practitioner, the Magistrate and Judge and the law student William Musyoka holds L.L.B and LL. M degrees from the University of Nairobi. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a law lecturer. He has taught the law of succession at the Kenya School of Law and is currently teaching the subject at the School of Law, University of Nairobi
Cataloging source
E7B
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Musyoka, William
Dewey number
346.6762052
Index
no index present
LC call number
KSK770
LC item number
.M869 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
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  • Inheritance and succession
  • Kenya
Label
A casebook on the law of succession, William Musyoka
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=790608
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; TABLE OF STATUTES; TABLE OF TREATIES; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS AND LAW REPORTS; TABLE OF CASES; PART ONE -INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 -- HISTORY OF LAW OF SUCCESSION IN KENYA; 1.1 INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 2 -- THE LAW OF SUCCESSION APPLYING IN KENYA AFTER1981; 2.1 THE LAW OF SUCCESSION ACT IS THE GENERAL LAW OF SUCCESSION INKENYA; 2.2 THE LAW APPLYING TO ESTATES OF PERSONS DYING BEFORE THEACT CAME INTO FORCE; 2.3 THE APPLICATION OF SECTION 3(2) OF THE JUDICATURE ACT (CHAPTER8, LAWS OF KENYA) IN SUCCESSION CAUSES
  • 2.4 AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW, THE REPUGNANCY CLAUSE AND SUCCESSION MATTERS2.5 THE CONSTITUTION AND THE REPUGNANCY CLAUSE; 2.6 THE APPLICATION OF ISLAMIC LAW; 2.7 THE APPLICATION OF FOREIGN LAW; PART TWO -- TESTATE SUCCESSION; CHAPTER 3 -- THE NATURE AND FUNCTION OF WILLS; 3.1 A WILL DISPOSES OF PROPERTY; 3.2 CONDITIONAL WILLS; 3.3 GIFTS IN CONTEMPLATION OF DEATH; CHAPTER 4 -- THE CREATION OF A VALID WILL; 4.1 INTRODUCTION; 4.2 MENTAL OR TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY; 4.3 INSANE DELUSIONS; 4.4 BURDEN OF PROOF; 4.5 THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE MAKING OF THE WILL: KNOWLEDGE AND APPROVAL
  • 4.6 EXECUTION AND ATTESTATION4.7 WILL WRITTEN IN COMBINATION OF INK AND PENCIL; 4.8 INCORPORATION OF DOCUMENTS BY REFERENCE; 4.9 ORAL WILL; 4.10 PRIVILEGED WILL; 4.11 DISREGARDING A WILL; CHAPTER 5 -- REVOCATION, ALTERATION AND REVIVAL OF WILLS; 5.1 INTRODUCTION; 5.2 EXPRESS REVOCATION; 5.3 IMPLIED REVOCATION; 5.4 REVOCATION BY DESTRUCTION; 5.5 REVOCATION BY MARRIAGE; 5.6 REVOCATION BY DIVORCE; 5.7 ALTERATION OF WILLS; 5.8 REVIVAL OF WILLS; CHAPTER 6 -- GIFTS BY WILL AND THEIR FAILURE; 6.1 INTRODUCTION; 6.2 GIFTS BY WILL; 6.3 THE DOCTRINE OF ADEMPTION; 6.4 THE DOCTRINE OF LAPSE; 6.5 UNCERTAINTY
  • CHAPTER 7 -- CONSTRUCTION OF WILLS7.1 INTRODUCTION; 7.2 INTENTION OF THE TESTATOR; 7.3 SPECIAL OR TECHNICAL WORDS; 7.4 THE DICTIONARY PRINCIPLE; 7.5 ASCERTAINMENT OF BENEFICIARIES AND THE SUBJECT MATTER OF GIFTS; PART THREE -- INTESTACY; CHAPTER 8 -- INTESTATE SUCCESSION; 8.1 INTRODUCTION; 8.2 CUSTOMARY LAW AND PART V OF THE LAW OF SUCCESSION ACT; 8.3 RIGHTS OF A SURVIVING SPOUSE; 8.4 THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN; 8.5 RIGHTS OF OTHER RELATIVES OF THE DECEASED; 8.6 DIVISION OF A POLYGAMIST'S ESTATE; 8.7 DEVOLUTION TO THE STATE; PART FOUR -- PROTECTION OF ESTATES; CHAPTER 9 -- PROTECTION PROVISIONS
  • 9.1 INTRODUCTION9.2 INTERMEDDLING; 9.3 PUBLIC OFFICERS AND PROTECTION OF ESTATES; PART FIVE -- GRANTS OF REPRESENTATION; CHAPTER 10 -- GRANTS OF REPRESENTATION; 10.1 INTRODUCTION; 10.2 EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS; 10.3 PERSONS ENTITLED TO A GRANT; 10.4 GRANT OF PROBATE; 10.5 GRANT OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION; 10.6 LIMITED GRANTS; 10.7 FOREIGN GRANTS; CHAPTER 11 -- PROBATE JURISDICTION; 11.1 INTRODUCTION; 11.2 ORIGINAL JURISDICTION; 11.3 APPELLATE JURISDICTION; 11.4 INHERENT JURISDICTION; 11.5 THE CIVIL PROCEDURE AND PROBATE PRACTICE; CHAPTER 12 -- NON-CONTENTIOUS PROBATE; 12.1 INTRODUCTION
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (766 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789966031914
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)882502826
  • (OCoLC)ocn882502826
Label
A casebook on the law of succession, William Musyoka
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=790608
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; TABLE OF STATUTES; TABLE OF TREATIES; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS AND LAW REPORTS; TABLE OF CASES; PART ONE -INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 -- HISTORY OF LAW OF SUCCESSION IN KENYA; 1.1 INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 2 -- THE LAW OF SUCCESSION APPLYING IN KENYA AFTER1981; 2.1 THE LAW OF SUCCESSION ACT IS THE GENERAL LAW OF SUCCESSION INKENYA; 2.2 THE LAW APPLYING TO ESTATES OF PERSONS DYING BEFORE THEACT CAME INTO FORCE; 2.3 THE APPLICATION OF SECTION 3(2) OF THE JUDICATURE ACT (CHAPTER8, LAWS OF KENYA) IN SUCCESSION CAUSES
  • 2.4 AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW, THE REPUGNANCY CLAUSE AND SUCCESSION MATTERS2.5 THE CONSTITUTION AND THE REPUGNANCY CLAUSE; 2.6 THE APPLICATION OF ISLAMIC LAW; 2.7 THE APPLICATION OF FOREIGN LAW; PART TWO -- TESTATE SUCCESSION; CHAPTER 3 -- THE NATURE AND FUNCTION OF WILLS; 3.1 A WILL DISPOSES OF PROPERTY; 3.2 CONDITIONAL WILLS; 3.3 GIFTS IN CONTEMPLATION OF DEATH; CHAPTER 4 -- THE CREATION OF A VALID WILL; 4.1 INTRODUCTION; 4.2 MENTAL OR TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY; 4.3 INSANE DELUSIONS; 4.4 BURDEN OF PROOF; 4.5 THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE MAKING OF THE WILL: KNOWLEDGE AND APPROVAL
  • 4.6 EXECUTION AND ATTESTATION4.7 WILL WRITTEN IN COMBINATION OF INK AND PENCIL; 4.8 INCORPORATION OF DOCUMENTS BY REFERENCE; 4.9 ORAL WILL; 4.10 PRIVILEGED WILL; 4.11 DISREGARDING A WILL; CHAPTER 5 -- REVOCATION, ALTERATION AND REVIVAL OF WILLS; 5.1 INTRODUCTION; 5.2 EXPRESS REVOCATION; 5.3 IMPLIED REVOCATION; 5.4 REVOCATION BY DESTRUCTION; 5.5 REVOCATION BY MARRIAGE; 5.6 REVOCATION BY DIVORCE; 5.7 ALTERATION OF WILLS; 5.8 REVIVAL OF WILLS; CHAPTER 6 -- GIFTS BY WILL AND THEIR FAILURE; 6.1 INTRODUCTION; 6.2 GIFTS BY WILL; 6.3 THE DOCTRINE OF ADEMPTION; 6.4 THE DOCTRINE OF LAPSE; 6.5 UNCERTAINTY
  • CHAPTER 7 -- CONSTRUCTION OF WILLS7.1 INTRODUCTION; 7.2 INTENTION OF THE TESTATOR; 7.3 SPECIAL OR TECHNICAL WORDS; 7.4 THE DICTIONARY PRINCIPLE; 7.5 ASCERTAINMENT OF BENEFICIARIES AND THE SUBJECT MATTER OF GIFTS; PART THREE -- INTESTACY; CHAPTER 8 -- INTESTATE SUCCESSION; 8.1 INTRODUCTION; 8.2 CUSTOMARY LAW AND PART V OF THE LAW OF SUCCESSION ACT; 8.3 RIGHTS OF A SURVIVING SPOUSE; 8.4 THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN; 8.5 RIGHTS OF OTHER RELATIVES OF THE DECEASED; 8.6 DIVISION OF A POLYGAMIST'S ESTATE; 8.7 DEVOLUTION TO THE STATE; PART FOUR -- PROTECTION OF ESTATES; CHAPTER 9 -- PROTECTION PROVISIONS
  • 9.1 INTRODUCTION9.2 INTERMEDDLING; 9.3 PUBLIC OFFICERS AND PROTECTION OF ESTATES; PART FIVE -- GRANTS OF REPRESENTATION; CHAPTER 10 -- GRANTS OF REPRESENTATION; 10.1 INTRODUCTION; 10.2 EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS; 10.3 PERSONS ENTITLED TO A GRANT; 10.4 GRANT OF PROBATE; 10.5 GRANT OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION; 10.6 LIMITED GRANTS; 10.7 FOREIGN GRANTS; CHAPTER 11 -- PROBATE JURISDICTION; 11.1 INTRODUCTION; 11.2 ORIGINAL JURISDICTION; 11.3 APPELLATE JURISDICTION; 11.4 INHERENT JURISDICTION; 11.5 THE CIVIL PROCEDURE AND PROBATE PRACTICE; CHAPTER 12 -- NON-CONTENTIOUS PROBATE; 12.1 INTRODUCTION
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (766 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789966031914
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)882502826
  • (OCoLC)ocn882502826

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