The Office of the Public Trustee is established under the Public Trustee Act and was enacted in 1925.
The Public Trustee offers services of a specialized nature which involves the management of the estates of the deceased and the management of trusts.
The Public Trustee empowers beneficiaries of estates and uplifts the lives of poor, weak and vulnerable children, widows and widowers.
The Public Trustee’s activities involve:
- The identification and collection of assets,
- Identification of beneficiaries,
- Management and subsequent transmission of both movable and immovable property either as an estate or a trust.
The Public Trustee ensures the realization of the government’s development agenda of guaranteeing a prosperous nation with high a quality of life.