Re Wippell (deceased); Taulbut and others (executors of the estate of Wippell, deceased) v Davey (executrix of Wippell, deceased)

Will – Construction. The Chancery Division determined the terms, meaning and effect of the deceased's will. Among other things, the court considered whether an executrix appointed under the will, who was also a pecuniary legatee, should be removed pursuant to s 50 of the Administration of Justice Act 1985 (AJA 1985) and/or under the court's inherent jurisdiction and it gave directions as to the distribution of the deceased's residuary estate.

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