What is Statute Of Distribution?

Legal Definition
The Statute of Distribution (22 & 23 Car 2 c 10) was an Act of the Parliament of England in 1670. It deals with the administration of intestate estates. It was made perpetual by Administration of Intestates' Estate Act 1685 (1 Ja. 2 c. 17).

The whole Act, so far as it applied to deaths occurring after the commencement of the Administration of Estates Act 1925 (1 January 1926), was repealed by section 56 of, and Part I of Schedule 2 to, the Administration of Estates Act 1925.

For the construction of references to Statutes of Distribution, see section 50 of the Administration of Estates Act 1925 and section 19 of the Administration of Estates Act (Northern Ireland) 1955.
-- Wikipedia
Legal Definition
A law prescribing the manner of the distribution of the estate of an intestate among his heirs or relatives. Such statutes exist in all the states.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A statute regulating the disposition of the estates of intestate decedents.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary