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Marriage (Prohibited Degrees) Act

Version of section 2 from 2005-07-20 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:No prohibition

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), persons related by consanguinity, affinity or adoption are not prohibited from marrying each other by reason only of their relationship.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition

    (2) No person shall marry another person if they are related lineally, or as brother or sister or half-brother or half-sister, including by adoption.

  • 1990, c. 46, s. 2
  • 2005, c. 33, s. 13

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