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Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 15 June 2018 to date (accessed 16 July 2018 at 18:39)
Chapter 4 Part 11 Section 100
100   Liability of trustees and personal representatives in relation to adopted persons
(cf AC Act s 40)
(1)  If, before conveying, transferring or distributing any property among the persons appearing to be entitled to the property, a trustee or personal representative gives a claims notice and the time fixed by the notice has expired, the trustee or personal representative is not liable to any person:
(a)  who claims directly or indirectly an interest in the property by virtue of an adoption, and
(b)  of whose claim the trustee or personal representative does not have notice at the time of the conveyance, transfer or distribution.
(2)  Nothing in this section prejudices the right of a person to follow property into the hands of a person, other than a bona fide purchaser for value, who has received it.
(3)  In this section:
claims notice means notice referred to in section 60 of the Trustee Act 1925 or section 92 of the Probate and Administration Act 1898.