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Land Registry Act 1862

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Provision as to Applications made by married Women.

115Where any married Woman is desirous of making any Application, giving any Consent, or doing any Act, or becoming Party to any Proceeding under this Act, her Husband's Concurrence shall be required, and she shall be examined apart from her Husband touching her Knowledge of the Nature and Effect of the Application or other Act, and it shall be ascertained that she is acting freely and voluntarily; and such Examination may be taken by the Court or by such Persons as are authorized to take Acknowledgments of Deeds by married Women under the Act of the Third and Fourth Years of King William the Fourth, Chapter Seventy-four, " for the " Abolition of Fines and Recoveries, and for the Substitution of

more simple Modes of Assurance;and the Form and Manner in which such Examination is to be certified to the Court shall be determined by the General Rules and Orders to be made under this Act: A married Woman entitled to her separate Use, and not restrained from Anticipation, shall for the Purposes of this Act be deemed a Feme Sole.

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