Succession Bill, 1965: First Stage.

Leave granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to reform the law relating to succession to the property of deceased persons and, in particular, the devolution, administration, testamentary disposition and distribution on intestacy of such property, and to provide for related matters.—(Minister for Justice.)

Could the Minister say whether this Bill shows any changes as compared with the previous Bill?

Yes, a number of changes which I have announced already in the course of two press conferences.

Second Stage ordered for Wednesday, 12th May, 1965.