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2. When was the first Married Women's property Act?

  • 1857
  • 1870
  • 1884
  • 1882

3. Which case is significant to the Matrimonial causes Act?

  • The Smith case.
  • The Jackson case.
  • The Norton case.
  • The Jarrson case.

4. When was the Divorce and Matrimonial causes Act?

  • 1884
  • 1857
  • 1882
  • 1875

5. What was the main advantage of the Divorce and Matrimonial causes Act?

  • Divorces could now occur through the courts rather than through a private Act of Parliament.
  • A wife separated from her husband could sue and be sued in court.
  • A deserted wife could now keep her own income.
  • A married woman could now inherit the same as a single woman.

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