Jersey Law 1/1964

 

MATRIMONIAL CAUSES (AMENDMENT No. 2) (JERSEY) LAW, 1964.

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A LAW    to amend the Matrimonial Causes (Jersey) Law, 1949, sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council of the

 

26th day of FEBRUARY, 1964.

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(Registered on the 10th day of April, 1964).

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STATES OF JERSEY.

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The 17th day of January, 1963.

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THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law :  -

ARTICLE 1

In paragraph (4) of Article 6 of the Matrimonial Causes (Jersey) Law, 1949,1 as amended,2 (hereinafter referred to as “the principal Law”) for the words “the deportation of aliens” there shall be substituted the word “deportation”.

ARTICLE 2

(1)           For paragraph (3) of Article 25 of the principal Law3 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(3)        On pronouncing a decree nisi of divorce, judicial separation or nullity of marriage or at any time thereafter, whether before or after the decree has been made absolute, the court shall have power to order the husband, and where the decree is a decree of divorce and is made on the ground of the husband’s insanity, shall also have power to order the wife, to secure for the benefit of the children such gross sum of money or annual sum of money as the court may deem reasonable, and the court may for that purpose settle and approve a proper deed or instrument to be executed by all necessary parties:

Provided that the term for which any sum of money is secured for the benefit of a child shall not extend beyond the date when the child will attain twenty-one years of age.”

(2)           In paragraph (1) of Article 29 of the principal Law,4 for the words “On any decree of divorce or nullity of marriage,” there shall be substituted the words “On pronouncing a decree nisi of divorce or nullity of marriage or at any time thereafter, whether before or after the decree has been made absolute,”.

(3)           In paragraph (1) of Article 30 of the principal Law,5 for the words “On any decree of divorce, judicial separation, restitution of conjugal rights or nullity of marriage,” there shall be substituted the words “On pronouncing a decree nisi of divorce, judicial separation, restitution of conjugal rights or nullity of marriage or at any time thereafter, whether before or after the decree has been made absolute,”.

ARTICLE 3

This Law may be cited as the Matrimonial Causes (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Law, 1964, and this Law and the Matrimonial Causes (Jersey) Laws, 1949 and 1961, may be cited together as the Matrimonial Causes (Jersey) Laws, 1949 to 1964.

 

A.D. LE BROCQ,

 

Deputy Greffier of the States.



1        Tome 1949–1950, page 297.

2        Tome 1951–1953, page 498 and Tome 1961–1962, page 183.

3        Tome 1949–1950, page 313.

4        Tome 1961–1962, page 183.

5        Tome 1961–1962, page 184.


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