The Married Women's Property Act, 1882: Together with the Acts of 1870 and 1874, and an Introduction on the Law of Married Women's Property. With Appendix, Containing Statutes, Forms, and Precedents

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W. Maxwell & Son, 1882 - 206 pages

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Page 159 - Fourth (chapter seventy-four) " for the abolition " of Fines and Recoveries, and for the " substitution of more simple modes of
Page 48 - A married woman shall be capable of entering into and rendering herself liable in respect of and to the extent of her separate property on any contract, and of suing and being sued, either in contract or in tort, or otherwise, in all respects as if she were a feme sole...
Page 71 - Any money or other estate of the wife lent or entrusted by her to her husband for the purpose of any trade or business carried on by him, or otherwise, shall be treated as assets of her husband's estate in case of his bankruptcy, under reservation of the wife's claim to a dividend as a creditor for the amount or value of such money or other estate after, but not before, all claims of the other creditors of the husband for valuable consideration in money or money's worth have been satisfied.
Page 48 - ... either in contract or in tort, or otherwise, in all respects as if she were a feme sole, and her husband need not be joined with her as plaintiff or defendant, or be made a party to any action or other legal proceeding brought by or taken against her ; and any damages or costs recovered by her in any such action or proceeding shall be her separate property ; and any damages or costs recovered against her in any such action or proceeding shall be payable out of her separate property, and not otherwise.
Page 155 - 8 judicial separation, the wife shall, whilst so separated, be considered as a feme sole for the purposes of contract, and ""'"• wrongs and injuries, and suing and being sued in any civil proceeding ; and her husband shall not be liable in respect of any engagement or contract she may have entered into, or for any wrongful act or omission by her...
Page 66 - ... Every woman who marries after the commencement of this Act shall be entitled to have and to hold as her separate property and to dispose of in manner aforesaid all real and personal property which shall belong to her at the time of marriage, or shall be acquired by or devolve upon her after marriage, including any wages, earnings, money, and property gained or acquired by her in any employment, trade, or occupation, in which she is engaged, or which she carries on separately from her husband,...
Page 147 - A policy of insurance effected by any married man on his own life, and expressed upon the face of it to be for the benefit of his wife or of his wife and children, or any of them, shall enure and be deemed a trust for the benefit of his wife for her separate use, and of his children, or any of them according to the interest...
Page 91 - ... by any woman on her own life, and expressed to be for^-* the benefit of her husband, or of her children, or of her ^ ~ ' husband and children, or any of them...
Page 83 - ... transferred in or into or made to stand in the sole name of any married woman shall be deemed, unless and until the contrary be shown, to be her separate property, in respect of which so far as any liability may be incident thereto her separate estate shall alone be liable...
Page 159 - Act, by married women. be substituted for the words " two of the perpetual commissioners, or two special commissioners," the words " one of the perpetual commissioners, or one special commissioner ; " and in section eighty-three of the Fines and Recoveries Act, and section seventy-four of the Fines and Recoveries (Ireland) Act, there shall, by virtue of this Act, be substituted for the word "persons

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