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Vacancy in office; delivery of money, papers and effects 1
Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP) CHAPTER 59-A, ARTICLE 11
§ 1111. Vacancy in office; delivery of money, papers and effects

1. Whenever a public administrator shall resign or be removed from
his office he shall immediately deliver over to his successor all
papers, moneys and effects in his hands.

2. In case of the death of a public administrator the persons into
whose custody or possession any such papers, money or effects may come
shall deliver them on demand to his successor.

3. Delivery may be enforced in the manner provided by law in relation
to public officers.

4. The successor upon qualifying shall succeed at once to all the
rights, duties and powers of his predecessor in office without the
reissuance of letters to him.