2021 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 27. Sale of Lands by Executors and Administrators
§ 2715. Refund of purchase money when sale not returned or not approved.
If the purchase money arising from any sale under this chapter shall be paid to the executor or administrator before the sale is approved, the executor or administrator shall refund the same without delay if such sale is not returned or shall not be approved. If the executor or administrator does not refund the money, it shall be a breach of the condition of the bond prescribed in § 2713 of this title, although the executor or administrator shall have died before the time for returning such sale, for such death shall not excuse the executor or administrator from the strict performance of the executor's or administrator's duty.Code 1852, § 1902; Code 1915, § 3431; Code 1935, § 3891; 12 Del. C. 1953, § 2720; 59 Del. Laws, c. 384, § 1; 70 Del Laws, c. 186,, § 1;