New Mechanism for the Issuance of Succession Certificates to Commence from Tomorrow

Succession Certificates

Earlier today, news came out that issuance of Letters of Administration and Succession Certificates will begin from tomorrow. A ceremony will be held at the Prime Minister’s house in this regard.

As per the reports, a spokesperson of the Federal Ministry of Law said that the new succession law will allow legal heirs to get Succession Certificates & Letters of Administration from NADRA within 15 days without going to court.

As per the spokesperson, the law ministry has completed work over the software in collaboration with the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA).

Prime Minister Imran Khan will install this system in a ceremony tomorrow, the spokesperson added.

In the existing system, issuance of succession certificate required from 2 to 7 years along with the obligatory presence of all legal heirs, according to a spokesperson.

The law ministry official said; now succession certificate could also be issued in absence of the legal heirs.

The database of NADRA will also be connected with the embassies, the new system will save money as well as the time of the courts, the spokesperson said.

It is pertinent to mention here that the Sindh Assembly has also recently passed the new succession law that will allow NADRA in the province to issue succession certificates directly to legal heirs.

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