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1. Which of these was not a clause of the second Matrimonial Causes Act?

  • Men couldn't lock up their wife
  • Maintenance could be paid to deserted women if their husband was convicted of assault
  • Magistrates can order maintenance to deserted women
  • Women get separate legal status
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2. Which one of these was the key term of the first Matrimonial Causes Act?

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

3. When was the second Matrimonial Causes Act passed?

  • 1873
  • 1895
  • 1884
  • 1878

4. When was the Divorce and Matrimonial Causes Act passed?

  • 1884
  • 1886
  • 1857
  • 1878

5. When was the first Matrimonial Causes Act passed?

  • 1886
  • 1878
  • 1884
  • 1895

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