Distribution Act 1958 (Extracts)
Section 4 of the Distribution Act 1958 states the following:
1. The distribution of the movable property of a person deceased shall be regulated by the law of the country in which he was domiciled at the time of his death.
For example if it was found a person is a Malaysian domicile and he dies intestate, the law which is applicable for distributing his movables will be the Distribution Act.
2. The distribution of immovable property of a person deceased intestate shall be regulated by this act wherever he may be domiciled at the time of his death.
For example, a person with an Australian domicile dies intestate leaving a piece of land in Malaysia, that piece of land will be distributed in accordance with the Distribution Act.
The Distribution Act 1958 (As Amended in 1997)
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