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Civil Marriage Act

Version of section 9 from 2013-08-14 to 2022-07-25:

Marginal note:Effective date generally

  •  (1) A divorce takes effect on the day on which the judgment granting the divorce is rendered.

  • Marginal note:Certificate of divorce

    (2) After a divorce takes effect, the court must, on request, issue to any person a certificate that a divorce granted under this Act dissolved the marriage of the specified persons effective as of a specified date.

  • Marginal note:Conclusive proof

    (3) The certificate, or a certified copy of it, is conclusive proof of the facts so certified without proof of the signature or authority of the person appearing to have signed the certificate.

  • 2005, c. 33, s. 9
  • 2013, c. 30, s. 4
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