MARRIAGE (DECEASED WIFE'S SISTER OR BROTHER'S WIDOW) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Marriage with deceased wife's sister or brother's widow not void or voidable as a civil contract

   4   No estate, etc, to be prejudicially, affected

   5   Not lawful to marry sister of divorced wife

 

THE MARRIAGE (DECEASED WIFE'S SISTER OR BROTHER'S WIDOW) ACT

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[Date of Commencement: 1st January, 1914]

Cap 238.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Marriage (Deceased Wife's Sister or Brother's Widow) Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act the word "sister" shall include a sister of the half-blood.

3   Marriage with deceased wife's sister or brother's widow not void or voidable as a civil contract

   No marriage heretofore or hereafter contracted between a man and his deceased wife's sister, or his deceased brother's wife, within this Island or without, shall be deemed to have been or shall be void or voidable, as a civil contract, by reason only of such affinity.

4   No estate, etc, to be prejudicially, affected

   No claim by the Crown etc, to be prejudicially affected.

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