1.Before the court is a Summons Application dated 18th May, 2023 where the Applicant prays for the following orders:1)That this Honorable court be pleased to review the Orders made on 4th August 2022 confirming the grant to include additional information regarding the Estate of the Deceased Surjeet Singh Alias Surjeet Singh Chase and Also Known As Surjeet Singh Chass2)That this honorable court be pleased to add the new assets that were not available or had not been discovered at the time of distribution, properties belonging to the deceased, being;a)Ninety-Three Thousand, Three Hundred and Twenty-Two [93,322] shares in Oriental Commercial Bank Limited; Share certificate Number xxxxb)Two Thousand Five Hundred and Four  shares in Oriental Commercial Bank Limited, Share Certificate Number xxxxc)Thirty-Seven Thousand, Three Hundred and Twenty-Eight [37,328] shares in Oriental Commercial Bank Limited; Share Certificate number xxxx3)That this honorable court be pleased to order the additional assets vest in Sarabjit Kaur Chass as the sole beneficiary
2.The application is premised upon Rule 63, 73 of the Probate and Administration Rules, Section 80 of the Civil Procedure Act and Order 45 of the Civil Procedure Rules Cap 21 Laws of Kenya. The Application is supported by the Affidavit of Sarabjit Kaur Chass sworn on 18th May, 2023.
3.In this case, the deceased died on 17th April, 2021. Consequently, Sarabjit Kaur Chass was issued with Grant of letters of Administration to the estate of the deceased on 8th September, 2021. The Grant was subsequently confirmed on 4th August, 2022.
4.The Applicant states that when petitioning for letters of Administration, the shares mentioned above were left out from the list of the assets of the estate of the deceased. The Applicant has provided share certificates in proving the ownership of the shares by the deceased.
5.The Applicant seeks review to the Order 0f 4th August 2022 which is the Confirmation of Grant to accommodate those shares which were not available at the time of distribution.
6.The Application is unopposed.
7.Rule 63 of the Probate and Administration Rules recognizes that the provisions of Order 45 of the Civil Procedure Rules, are some of the specific provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules applicable to succession proceedings. It states that;
8.Under Order 45 of the Civil Procedure Rules, review can only be allowed under the following circumstances:Discovery of new and important matter of evidence which, after exercise of due diligence, was not within his knowledge or could not be produced by him at the time when the decree was passed or the Order made.2. Mistake or error apparent on the face of the record.3. Any other sufficient reason which may make the court to review its order.
10.In the matter of the estate of Geoffrey Kinuthia Nyamwinga (deceased)  eKLRThe court stated;“A review under order 45 of the Civil Procedure Rules may be sought upon discovery of new and important matter or on account of some mistake or error apparent on the face of the record, or for any sufficient reason.”
12.The Applicant avers that the shares were not included in the distribution list during the confirmation of Grant.
13.In National Bank of Kenya Ltd v Njau [1995-1998] 2EA 249 (CAK); at page 253 of the judgment, the Court stated: -
14.There has been no objection raised by the other beneficiaries or by any other person with regard to this application. The Applicant has attached copies of the Share Certificates marked SK-1 Certificates numbers xxxx, xxxx and xxxx.
15.In this regard, the Application dated 18th May, 2023 is hereby granted.
16.Costs shall be in the cause