Changing, revoking, and reviving

15 Changes

A valid will, or part of a valid will, may be changed, but only by one of the following means:

(a)

the change is—

(i)

written on the will; and

(ii)

signed and witnessed as described in section 11(3) and (4), with the signatures written beside, or near to, the change; or

(b)

the change is described in a note—

(i)

written on the will; and

(ii)

signed and witnessed as described in section 11(3) and (4); or

(c)

the change is the obliteration of words in the will in such a way as to prevent their effect being apparent; or

(d)

the change is declared valid under section 14; or

(e)

the change is done under section 34(2).

Compare: Wills Act 1837 s 21 (UK)