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Matrimonial Property, Final Report 18


This is an extensive and large report regarding the feasibility of legislation that, upon dissolution of marriage, would give each spouse the right to an equal share in the assets accumulated during the marriage other than by gift or inheritance from outside sources. Three major proposals for change are judicial discretion, community of property, and deferred sharing. This report analyzes the committee’s majority and minority views on these proposals. Regarding judicial discretion, the law could […]

AREA OF LAW Family Law
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ENACTMENT

Matrimonial Property Act, SA 1978, c 22 (now RSA 2000, c M-8), enacting a combination of the majority and minority proposals for the distribution of matrimonial property, and an extension of the recommendations on possession of the matrimonial home.

August 1, 1975

Rule in Saunders v Vautier, Final Report 9


This report examines the various Rules in the law of will and trusts with have been subject to criticism to see whether the Rules should be altered, and if so what the new provisions should be. One of these Rules is called the rule in Saunders v Vautier which states: Where there is an absolute vested gift made payable at the future even with a direction to accumulate the income in the meantime and pay […]

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ENACTMENT

The Attorney General Statutes Amendment Act, 1973, SA 1973, c 13, s 12 amending the Trustee Act (now RSA 2000, c T-8, s 42).

February 1, 1972