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Marriage (Prohibited Degrees) Act

Version of section 3 from 2005-07-20 to 2024-05-28:

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 subsection 2(2) is void.

  • 1990, c. 46, s. 3
  • 2005, c. 33, s. 14

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