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Rectification of Wills

I will speak briefly about: The court’s power to rectify a will set out in section 20 Administration of Justice Act 1982 The approach of the court Clerical error Failure to understand instructions Ascertaining the intentions of the testator The court’s power to rectify a will set out in section 20 Administration of Justice Act 1982 Section 20 of the Administration of Justice Act 1982 enables the court to order a will to be rectified so as to remedy a failure to carry out the testator’s intentions in consequence of either: (i) a clerical error; or (ii) a failure to understand his instructions. Section 20(1) requires the court to examine three questions: (i) w

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