Domestic Actions Act 1975

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Reprint as at 12 November 2018

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Domestic Actions Act 1975

Public Act
1975 No 53
Date of assent
3 October 1975
3 October 1975

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.

An Act to abolish the actions for damages for adultery, for enticement of a spouse, for harbouring of a spouse or child, and for enticement or seduction of a child, and for breach of promise of marriage, and to provide for the settlement of property disputes arising out of the termination of agreements to marry

Title: amended, on 21 January 1981, by section 190(1) of the Family Proceedings Act 1980 (1980 No 94).