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Matrimonial Statutes Repeal Act

BILL NO. 34

(as passed)

4th Session, 61st General Assembly
Nova Scotia
61 Elizabeth II, 2012



Government Bill



Matrimonial Statutes Repeal Act

CHAPTER 10 OF THE ACTS OF 2012



The Honourable Ross Landry
Minister of Justice



First Reading: April 20, 2012 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: May 1, 2012

Third Reading: May 7, 2012

Royal Assent: May 17, 2012

An Act to Repeal
Out-dated Matrimonial Statutes

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 This Act may be cited as the Matrimonial Statutes Repeal Act.

2 Chapter 10 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Alimony Act, is repealed.

3 Chapter 12 of the Acts of 1937, An Act Relating to the Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, is repealed.

4 Chapter 126 of the Revised Statutes, Third Series (1864), Of the Court of Marriage and Divorce, is repealed.

5 Chapter 49 of the Acts of 1886, An Act to amend the law relating to the Court of Divorce, and Matrimonial Causes, is repealed.

6 Chapter 271 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Married Women's Deeds Act, is repealed.

7 Chapter 272 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Married Women's Property Act, is repealed.


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