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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2011
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC
(Assented to April 20, 2011)
Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:
SNL2009 cP-46.1 as amended
1. Section 26 of the Public Trustee Act, 2009 is amended by renumbering it as subsection 26(1) and by adding immediately after that subsection the following:
(2) The public trustee shall assume, on the coming into force of this Act, all the assets and property held by the Registrar of the Supreme Court as required by the Enduring Powers of Attorney Act, the Judicature Act, the Life Insurance Act, the Mentally Disabled Persons Estates Act, the Trustee Act or another Act where the administration of those assets or property now falls to the public trustee under the authority of this Act.
(3) Where, before the coming into force of this Act, the Registrar of the Supreme Court was named in an order or instrument
(a) under an Act, where the authority and responsibility under that Act, on the coming into force of this Act, fall to the public trustee;
(b) as administrator or executor of an estate;
(c) respecting letters of probate or letters of administration; or
(d) where the authority and responsibility under that order or instrument, on the coming into force of this Act, fall to the public trustee
that order or instrument shall, on the coming into force of this Act, be considered to have named the public trustee, and the public trustee shall have the authority and responsibility with respect to that order or instrument that was given to the registrar.
2. This Act comes into force on the day the Public Trustee Act, 2009 comes into force.