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Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Status of Legislation - First Reading Bill
An Act to Amend the Marital Property Act
 
Legislature :
55
Session :
2
Bill No. :
42
Member :
Hon. Green
First Reading :
2005-4-28
Second Reading :
2005-4-29
Committee of the Whole :
2005-5-27
Amended :
Third Reading :
2005-5-27
Royal Assent :
2005-6-3
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  Bill 42         
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Text of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:



1                           Paragraph 3(1)(a) of the Marital Property Act, chapter M-1.1 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 1980, is repealed and the following is substituted:



(a)               a judgment granting a divorce is rendered,



EXPLANATORY NOTE



Section 1



The existing provision is as follows:



3(1)                   Where



(a)               a decree nisi of divorce is pronounced, ...



each spouse, upon application to the Court, is entitled to have the marital property divided in equal shares.
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Legend
* Private Bill
** Bill referred to Standing Committee on Law Amendments
+ Private Member's Public Bill
++ Motion for second reading defeated
+++ Debate at second reading adjourned
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