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2. When was the Guardianship of Infants Act passed?

  • 1839
  • 1886
  • 1873
  • 1895

3. When was the first Matrimonial Causes Act passed?

  • 1886
  • 1878
  • 1884
  • 1895

4. Which one of these was the key term of the first Matrimonial Causes Act?

  • Married woman could inherit/bequeath property
  • Right to maintenance & separation for wives of abusive husbands
  • Women get separate legal status from their husbands
  • Separated wife could sue or be sued

5. Which of these was not a term of the first Custody of Children's Act?

  • Right of custody was given to mothers if children were under 7
  • Lord Chancellor had to agree custody
  • Children's welfare would be taken into account when assigning custody
  • Mother had to have 'good character'

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