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161 (1) If a person ceases to be a personal representative and another person is substituted as personal representative, within 30 days of the order making the substitution the former personal representative must provide to the substitute personal representative

  • (a) the property comprising the estate, and
  • (b) any records and documents relating to the estate and its administration that are in the possession or under the control of the former personal representative.
  • (2) A former personal representative must sign any document and take any steps reasonably necessary to enable a substitute personal representative to administer the estate, but section 160 operates without the need for the former personal representative to sign any document under this subsection.
  • (3) A former personal representative may not, unless the court otherwise orders, retain funds to pay any expenses or expenses that
  • (a) the former personal representative incurred in the course of so acting, and
  • (b) may have been lawfully incurred by a personal representative to whom probate or administration of the estate is later granted.

2009-13-161, effective March 31, 2014 (B.C. Reg. 148/2013).