Property overseas must be transferred to the beneficiary in the manner complying with the law of the place where the property is situated. The costs of transferring foreign property specifically devised should be met by the specific legatee or devisee.

Where a testator leaves a block of shares in a company overseas, there would appear to be no reason why the rules relating to transfer of divisible assets should not apply to foreign shares as they apply to shares in England, subject of course to any restrictions on transfer of the shares.

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