This section of the book is from the "Canadian Banking Practice" book, by John T. P. Knight.
Question 246.— A deposit account is opened in the name of "A B, sheriff," and another in the name of "A B, assignee." On A B's decease to whom are the moneys in the accounts payable ?
Answer.—Moneys standing at the credit of "A. B, sheriff," or " A B, assignee," can only be paid out on the cheques of his executors or administrators, unless there be some local statute otherwise providing.