For an Executor or a Creditor to be a competent witness, he/she must take no benefit under the Will. This is accordance with SECTIONS 11 and 12 of the Wills Act.

‘An executor (who takes no benefit under the Will) is a competent witness, so is a creditor or hos wife or husband if the Will charges any real or personal estate or the Testator with his debts)’ Email admingen@agd.gov.jm

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