[ Text of section effective until March 31, 2012. Repealed by 2008, 521, Sec. 16. See 2008, 521, Sec. 44 as amended by 2010, 409, Sec. 23 and 2011, 224.]
Section 21. If an executor or administrator, within the time for the commencement of actions by creditors is required by a legatee or next of kin to make payment, in whole or in part, of a legacy or distributive share, the probate court may require that such legatee or next of kin shall first give bond to the executor or administrator, with surety or sureties approved by the court, and conditioned to repay the amount so to be paid or so much thereof as may be necessary to satisfy any demands which may be thereafter recovered against the estate of the deceased, and to indemnify the executor or administrator against all loss and damage on account of such payment.