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    Married Persons Equality Act 1 of 1996

    To abolish the marital power; to amend the matrimonial property law of marriages in community of property; to provide for domicile of married women; to provide for domicile and guardianship of minor children; to further regulate the liability for household necessaries of spouses married out of community of property; to amend certain laws to give effect to the abolition of marital power; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

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