Republic of Ireland Law
Republic of Ireland Law Questions Answered by Experts
1. Yes, John will be able to inherit the land before he pays Peter. Essentially, this is a condition subsequent to the vesting of the land and the debt can only be sued upon 12 months after the death of the testator. The onus is on Peter to sue for his money if he hasn't been paid 12 months after the date of death of the deceased. HOwever, the fact Peter may remain unpaid does not affect the fact that the land has vested in John once the estate is administered, even though Peter may remain unpaid.
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