[ Text of section effective until March 31, 2012. Repealed by 2008, 521, Sec. 13. See 2008, 521, Sec. 44 as amended by 2010, 409, Sec. 23 and 2011, 224.]
Section 16. Upon the granting of letters testamentary or of administration, the powers of the special administrator shall cease. Upon the termination of his powers, the special administrator shall forthwith deliver to the executor or administrator or to such person as is otherwise lawfully authorized to receive it all the estate of the deceased in his hands; and the executor or administrator may be admitted to prosecute a suit commenced by the special administrator in like manner as an administrator de bonis non may prosecute a suit commenced by a former executor or administrator.