Unit 2 Statutes (Family Law)

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Sets the minimum age for a legal marriage.
Age of Marriage act 1929
1 of 13
Sets out the other requirements for a valid marriage.
Marriage Act 1949
2 of 13
States that if any requirements for a valid marriage is missing the marriage is void.
Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (Section 11)
3 of 13
Sets out the factors of a voidable marriage. (Allows it to be annulled)
Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (Section 12)
4 of 13
Gives same sex couples legal recognition and the same rights as marriage.
Civil Partnership Act 2004
5 of 13
Makes bigamy a criminal offense.
Offenses Against the Person Act 1857
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Sets out the 'Five Facts' to prove irretrievable breakdown and grants divorce.
Matrimonial Causes Act 1973
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Sets out the law on maintenance and the factors that are considered when giving it out.
Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (Section 25) & Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984
8 of 13
Sets out compulsory mediation and 'No fault' divorce. (This law has never been fully implemented)
The Family Law Act 1996
9 of 13
Sets out requirements for a valid will.
Wills Act 1937
10 of 13
Sets out requirements for a privileged will.
Will (Soldiers and Sailors) Act 1918
11 of 13
Allows dependants and certain family members to challenge a will if they feel they have been treated unfairly.
Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
12 of 13
Sets out the rules on Intestacy
The Administration of Estates Act 1925
13 of 13

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Card 2

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Sets out the other requirements for a valid marriage.

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Marriage Act 1949

Card 3

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States that if any requirements for a valid marriage is missing the marriage is void.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Sets out the factors of a voidable marriage. (Allows it to be annulled)

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Gives same sex couples legal recognition and the same rights as marriage.

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