July 26, 1944 (19th Parliament, 5th Session)

LIB

Douglas Charles Abbott (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. ABBOTT:

Of course, I find it a little difficult to answer my hon. friend because in my own jurisdiction there is not a statute of that kind, but I understand it is really varying the devolution of the estate as provided by will or as provided by law. It is tantamount to a compromise between the beneficiaries which is confirmed by the court-

Topic:   DOMINION SUCCESSION DUTY ACT
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