letters of administration


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Wikipedia.

letters of administration

pl.n.
A legal document entrusting an individual with the administration of the estate of a deceased person.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

letters of administration

pl n
(Law) law a formal document nominating a specified person to take over, administer, and dispose of an estate when there is no executor to carry out the testator's will
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

let′ters of administra′tion


n.pl.
an instrument issued by a court or public official authorizing an administrator to take control of and dispose of the estate of a deceased person.
[1490–1500]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.letters of administration - legal document naming someone to administer an estate when no executor has been named
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
There are deeds of trust, mortgages, certificates of release, transfers, judgments, foreclosures, writs of attachment, orders of sale, tax liens, petitions for letters of administration, and decrees of distribution.
Unless he has left a will (which is not at all likely) I shall take out letters of administration. I have come down to look after the property; it must be sealed up, it must be protected.
The six listed themselves in the affidavit in support of Letters of Administration as the only rightful surviving beneficiaries.
The new laws of public interest include Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill 2019, Legal and Justice Authority Bill (2019), Enforcement of Women Property Rights Bill (2019), Letters of Administration and Succession Certificate Bill, 2019, Whistle Blower Protection and Vigilance Commission Bill, 2019, Service Tribunal (Amendment) Bill, 2019, Mutual Legal Assistance Bill, 2019, Muslims Family Law (Amendment) Act, 2019, Section-4 and Section -7 and Action Plan for Women and Girls.
The committee, which met at Parliament House with MNA Riaz Fatyana in the chair, approved The Letters of Administration and Succession Certificate Bill 2019 (section 4), The Enforcement of Women's Property Rights Bill 2019 (section 7) and the Whistleblower Protection and Vigilance Commission Bill 2019.
The Committee considered the Bills, 'The Letters of Administration and Succession Certificate Bill, 2019 (Government Bill)' 'The Enforcement of Women's Property Rights Bill, 2019 (Government Bill); The Whistleblower Protection and Vigilance Commission Bill, 2019 (Government Bill); and recommended that all these Bills may be passed by the Assembly however Ms.
NA body considered the Bills, "The Letters of Administration and Succession Certificate Bill, 2019 (Government Bill)" "The Enforcement of Women's Property Rights Bill.
The NA body also considered 'The Letters of Administration and Succession Certificate Bill, 2019 (Government Bill)' and 'The Enforcement of Women's Property Rights Bill.
Another bill the government proposes to authorize the National Database Registration Authority to issue Letters of Administration or Succession Certificates to the legal heirs of a deceased in respect of the immovable or movable property in accordance with the Family Registration Certificate maintained by NADRA where there was no dispute among the heirs.
These included: The Muslim Family Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (Section 4), The Muslim Family Laws (Amendment) bill, 2019 (Section 7), The Letters of Administration and Succession Certificates Bill, 2019, the Enforcement of Women's Property Rights Bill, 2019, The Whistleblower Protection and Vigilance Commission bill, 2019, The Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) bill, 2019 and the Legal Aid and Justice Authority Bill, 2019.
He said that letters of administration and succession certificates will be linked up with NADRA to help the legal heirs of the deceased.