Ralph v Curator of Vacant Estates (MC 54/2018) [2018] SCSC 888 (03 October 2018);

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF SEYCHELLES

Civil Side: MC 54/2018

 

[2018] SCSC 888

 

ORLA COLETTE JACQUELINE RALPH
Petitioner

versus

CURATOR OF VACANT ESTATES
Respondent

 

Heard:                         3 October 2018

Counsel:                      Mr Bernard Georges for petitioner

                                    Miss Benoiton for respondent

Delivered:                   3 October 2018

 

ORDER

R. Govinden, J

 

[1]       Upon scrutinising the Application for vesting order of Orla Colette Jacqueline Ralph, of 27 Via Adele Martignoni Milan, Italy, electing domicile in the Chambers of Georges & Co. Attorneys, 226 Eden Plaza, Eden Island. Together with its Affidavit attached I am satisfied that the succession of the late Miss Isabelle Elsie Jean-Baptiste is presumed vacant in pursuant to Article 811 of the Civil Code of Seychelles Act. In pursuant to Article 812 of the said Code I hereby nominate the curator of vacant estate to be the curator of the said estate.

[2]       The rights and duties of the Curator shall be established and pursued in pursuance to the Curatal Act, which is Chapter 55 of the laws of Seychelles. 

[3]       Accordingly, a copy of this order shall be served upon Mrs Wendy Pierre Curator of Vacant Estate Independence House, Victoria, Mahe.

 

Signed, dated and delivered at Ile du Port on 3 October 2018

R. Govinden
Judge of the Supreme Court