Short title, extent and commencement.
(a) "assets" means all the property, movable and immovable, of a decease ( person, which is chargeable with and applicable to the payment of ldebts and legacies, or available for distribution among his heirs and next). of-kin;
(b) letters of administration" includes any letters of administration whether ( general or with a copy of the will annexed or limited in time or otherwise
(c) "next-of-kin" includes a widower or widow of a deceased person, or and other person who by law would be entitled to letters of administration in preference to a creditor or legal & of the deceased; and
(d) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act.