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(1)This Part does not affect any other protection or assistance available to a person who—
(a)is being, or may be, forced into a marriage,
(b)is being, or may be, subjected to an attempt to force the person into a marriage, or
(c)has been forced into a marriage.
(2)In particular, it does not affect—
(a)the equitable jurisdiction of the High Court or the Court of Session,
(b)any criminal liability,
(c)any civil remedies under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (c.40),
(d)any right to—
(i)an order under the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981 (c.59) relating to occupancy rights,
(ii)an exclusion order under that Act,
(f)any claim in delict, or
(g)the law of marriage.
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