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Supreme Court Rules 1970
Current version for 8 December 2017 to date (accessed 19 April 2019 at 12:48)
85 Time for filing etc accounts under section 85 of P&A Act
(cf former Part 78, rules 71 and 73)
(1) For the purposes of section 85 (1) and (1AA) of the Probate and Administration Act 1898, the time within which accounts for an estate in respect of which:(a) probate or administration has been granted, ormust be filed, verified and filed or verified, filed and passed, as the case requires, is 12 months after the relevant grant or resealing.(b) a foreign grant has been resealed,(2) An executor or administrator may, in the proceedings for the grant of probate or administration or the resealing of a foreign grant, move for an order extending the period for compliance with section 85 (1) or (1AA) of the Probate and Administration Act 1898, including an order extending the period until the further order of the Court, without the prior filing or service of notice of the motion.Note.These rules do not fix a time limit under section 85 (1A), (1B) or (5) of the Probate and Administration Act 1898. Subject to any order made by the Court, no time limit will therefore apply under those subsections.