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Supreme Court Rules 1970
Current version for 8 December 2017 to date (accessed 22 April 2019 at 12:15)
Subdivision 1 Notice to apply for administration
53 Notice to apply for administration
(cf former Part 78, rule 51)
(1) For the purposes of section 63 of the Probate and Administration Act 1898, any person may require a person referred to in paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of that section to apply for administration of an intestate person’s estate, as referred to in that section.(2) Such a requirement must be made by filing and serving on the person concerned a notice to apply for administration.Note.This notice, a “notice to apply for administration”, was formerly referred to as a “citation to pray for administration”.
54 Time for answer to notice
(cf former Part 78, rule 54)
The time limited for answer to a notice to apply for administration is:(a) in the case of service within New South Wales, 14 days,(b) in the case of service outside New South Wales, 28 days.