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TITLE 7—DECEDENTS' ESTATES AND FIDUCIARY RELATIONS PAET

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WILLS SUCCESSION; ESCHEAT; SIMULTANEOUS DEATHS ADMINISTRATION OF DECEDENTS'ESTATES ESTATES OF MISSING PERSONS GUARDIAN AND WARD TRUSTS AND TRUSTEES

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PART 1—WILLS CBAPIBB 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS REGARDING W I L L S 3. EXECUTION OF W I L L S 5. REVOCATION OF W I L L S 7. KINDRED N O T MENTIONED I N W I L L; D E A T H OF LEGATEES 9. INTERPRETATION OF W I L L S 11. E F F E C T OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS 13. CONDITIONS AND REMAINDERS 15. LEGACIES AND INTEREST

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CHAPTER 1—GENERAL PROVISIONS REGARDING WILLS Sec. 1. Definition of will. 2. P e r s o n s who may m a k e a w i l l; property subject to disposal. 3. Effect of duress, menace, f r a u d or undue influence. 4. Conjoint or m u t u a l will. 5. Republication by codicil. 6. Bequest for c h a r i t a b l e uses.

§ 1. Definition of will As used in this Code, unless it is otherwise provided or the context requires a differe]^t construction, application or meaning, "will" means "last will and testament" and includes "codicil". § 2. Persons who may make a will; property subject to disposal Every person of sound mind, over 18 years of age, may dispose by will, of: (1) his separate property; (2) the whole or any part of his body to a teaching institution, university, college, the health director of the Canal Zone Government, or a legally licensed hospital, or to or for the use of a nonprofit blood bank, artery banlc, eye bank, or other therapeutic service operated by an agency approved under regulations established pursuant to section 911 of Title 2, either for use as the institution, university, college, the health director, hospital or agency may see fit, or for use as expressly designated in the will; and (3) community property to the extent provided by sections 521 and 522 of this title. The estate not disposed of by will is succeeded to as provided by chapters 31 and 33 of this title. § 3. Effect of duress, menace, fraud or undue influence A will, or part of a will, procured by duress, menace, fraud, or undue influence, may be denied probate; and a revocation, procured by the same means, may be declared void. § 4. Conjoint or mutual will A conjoint or mutual will is valid, but may be revoked by any of the testators in like manner as any other will.