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The law concerning wills is contained in the Wills Act 1936 (SA).

Many of the legal terms used in this topic are highlighted and explained in our list of Legal Terms.

Some of the terms used include testator, executor and administrator. A testator is a person who has made a will. An executor is the person who is appointed in a will to deal with an estate and an administrator is the person appointed by the court to deal with the estate of a person who dies without having made a valid will.

Making a will  :  Last Revised: Tue Jan 7th 2020
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