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Married women"s property act, 1901

New South Wales.

Married women"s property act, 1901

(New South Wales) with annotations including references to relevant decisions of the courts of England, Scotland, Australia and New Zealand, together with the practice and procedure for obtaining a summary determination of questions arising between husband and wife as to the ownership etc. of property ...

by New South Wales.

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Published by Law Book Co. of Australasia in Sydney .
Written in English

  • New South Wales.
    • Subjects:
    • Husband and wife -- New South Wales,
    • Married women -- New South Wales

    • Edition Notes

      Statement by R.E. Walker and C.A. Walsh.
      ContributionsWalker, Ronald Earle, 1900-
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 127 p. ;
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6099202M
      LC Control Number51024730

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The Married Women's Property Act (New South Wales): with annotations including references to relevant decisions of the courts of England, Scotland, Australia and New Zealand. Sydney: Law Book Co.

MLA Citation. Walker, R. and Walsh, C. Get this from a library. The Married Women's Property Act (New South Wales): with annotations including references to relevant decisions of the courts of England, Scotland, Australia and New Zealand.

[R 1901 book Walker; C A Walsh]. Under the common law that prevailed in all American jurisdictions except Louisiana, once a woman married, all her property passed to her husband.

During the nineteenth century, some of the American states began to chip away at what Judge Jno. Eakin styled “the old and barbarous common law doctrine.” Arkansas played a leading role in this development; inArkansas Territory passed.

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