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Marriage (Prohibited Degrees) Act

Version of section 3 from 2002-12-31 to 2005-07-19:

Marginal note:Marriage not invalid

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a marriage between persons related by consanguinity, affinity or adoption is not invalid by reason only of their relationship.

  • Marginal note:Marriage void

    (2) A marriage between persons who are related in the manner described in paragraph 2(2)(a), (b) or (c) is void.

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