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Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Status of Legislation - First Reading Bill
An Act to Repeal the Married Woman's Property Act
 
Legislature :
55
Session :
3
Bill No. :
39
Member :
Hon. Green
First Reading :
2006-4-6
Second Reading :
2006-4-12
Committee of the Whole :
Amended :
Third Reading :
2006-6-8
Royal Assent :
2006-6-22
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  Bill 39         
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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1(1)                   The Married Woman's Property Act, chapter M-4 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is repealed.



1(2)                   For greater certainty, the repeal of the Married Woman's Property Act under subsection (1) of this amending Act



(a)               does not create or re-establish any inequality between men and women, whether married or unmarried, and



(b)               shall not be construed so as to revive any enactment, regulation or thing not in force or existing on the commencement of that subsection.



CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS



Devolution of Estates Act



2                           Section 33 of the Devolution of Estates Act, chapter D-9 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is repealed.



Judicature Act



3                           Schedule B of the Judicature Act, chapter J-2 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended by striking out "Married Woman's Property Act".



COMMENCEMENT



4                           This Act comes into force on August 1, 2006.



EXPLANATORY NOTES



Section 1



(1)                      Repeal provision.



(2)                      Interpretative provision.



Section 2



Consequential amendment.



Section 3



Consequential amendment.



Section 4



Commencement provision.


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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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