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Matrimonial Causes Act (Northern Ireland) 1939

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Matrimonial Causes Act (Northern Ireland) 1939

1939 CHAPTER 13

An Act to confer jurisdiction upon the [¹High Court] to decree the dissolution of marriages in certain cases; to amend the law relating to matrimonial causes and matters; and for other purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[4th July 1939]

The Act has been repealed subject to savings for—

(a)petitions for divorce or judicial separation pending at 18.4.1979 (the date on which the repeal of the Act took effect); and

(b)proceedings (i) on petitions for damages for adultery, or (ii) for restitution of conjugal rights (including proceedings for certain associated reliefs), pending at 18.4.1979.

(see 1978 NI 15 art.63 sch.3)

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