Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds Database

Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds Database An executor, administrator, or trustee may, at any time, and must, after five years of receiving assets of an estate or trust, if the heir-at-law or beneficiary cannot be located for the purposes of distribution of the assets of the estate or trust, apply for an order authorizing the transfer of the assets to the Public Trustee. These assets received by the Public Trustee, pursuant to the direction of the court, are converted into cash and paid to the Minister of Finance and Treasury Board. Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds paid to the Minister of Finance and Treasury Board are then held until the Minister of Finance and Treasury Board is ordered by a court and authorized by the Governor in Council to release the funds to the rightful heir or beneficiary. There are time limitations outlined in the Public Trustee Act for the release of funds. The Capital Markets Administration and Compliance Division of the Department of Finance and Treasury Board manages Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds. 2022-05-06 Government of Nova Scotia Economics and Industryunclaimed estatetrust funds database Nova Scotia original metadata (https://data.novascotia.ca)HTML https://data.novascotia.ca/datasets/367t-nqiz Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds Database (CSV)CSV https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/367t-nqiz/rows.csv?accessType=DOWNLOAD Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds Database (CSV Excel)CSV https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/367t-nqiz/rows.csv?accessType=DOWNLOAD&bom=true&format=true Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds Database (CSV Excel (EU))CSV https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/367t-nqiz/rows.csv?accessType=DOWNLOAD&bom=true&format=true&delimiter=%3B Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds Database (TSV)other https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/367t-nqiz/rows.tsv?accessType=DOWNLOAD&bom=true&format=true&delimiter=%3B Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds Database (RDF)RDF https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/367t-nqiz/rows.rdf?accessType=DOWNLOAD Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds Database (RSS)RSS https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/367t-nqiz/rows.rss?accessType=DOWNLOAD Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds Database (XML)XML https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/367t-nqiz/rows.xml?accessType=DOWNLOAD Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds Database - Advanced ViewHTML https://data.novascotia.ca/datasets/j88z-bnjb Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds Database - Advanced ViewHTML https://data.novascotia.ca/datasets/f822-ch3s

An executor, administrator, or trustee may, at any time, and must, after five years of receiving assets of an estate or trust, if the heir-at-law or beneficiary cannot be located for the purposes of distribution of the assets of the estate or trust, apply for an order authorizing the transfer of the assets to the Public Trustee. These assets received by the Public Trustee, pursuant to the direction of the court, are converted into cash and paid to the Minister of Finance and Treasury Board. Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds paid to the Minister of Finance and Treasury Board are then held until the Minister of Finance and Treasury Board is ordered by a court and authorized by the Governor in Council to release the funds to the rightful heir or beneficiary. There are time limitations outlined in the Public Trustee Act for the release of funds. The Capital Markets Administration and Compliance Division of the Department of Finance and Treasury Board manages Unclaimed Estate or Trust Funds.

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