WILLS ACT - 1971 (ACT 360)

    Section - 12 - Deposit of Wills Found After Death of Testator.

    (1) Any person who has in his possession or under his control any paper or writing of any deceased person, being or purporting to be testamentary, shall immediately deposit it with the High Court or any other Court.

    (2) If the Court with which any such paper or writing is deposited is not the High Court it shall forthwith cause it to be transmitted to the High Court.

    (3) Any person who fails to deposit any such paper or writing as required by subsection (1) of this section within fourteen days after having knowledge of the death of the deceased, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding Nc10,000 or to imprisonment not exceeding ten years or to both.