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Married Women’s Property Act

The Married Women’s Property Act enabled married women to hold property of their own, sue and be sued, enter into contracts, be subject to bankruptcy laws, be liable for the debts contracted before their marriage, and for the maintenance of … Continue reading

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First Married Women’s Property Act passed in SA

The first of the Married Women’s Property Acts to be passed successively in the Australian States to give married women the same legal position regarding property as unmarried women was enacted in SA.

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