Married Womens Status Act 1957

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MARRIED WOMENS STATUS ACT 1957


Number 5 of 1957


MARRIED WOMEN’S STATUS ACT 1957

REVISED

Updated to 16 November 2015


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Married Women’s Status Act 1957. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law

All Acts up to and including Marriage Act 2015 (35/2015), enacted 29 October 2015, and all statutory instruments up to and including Marriage Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 504 of 2015), made 10 November 2015, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to

revisedacts@lawreform.ie.


Number 5 of 1957.


MARRIED WOMEN’S STATUS ACT 1957

REVISED

Updated to 16 November 2015


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

This Act is not collectively cited with any other Act.

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available. A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1999, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Marriage Act 2015 (35/2015)

Adoption Act 2010 (21/2010)

Land And Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 (27/2009)

Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001 (50/2001)

Civil Legal Aid Act 1995 (32/1995)

Family Law Act 1995 (26/1995)

Criminal Evidence Act 1992 (12/1992)

Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act 1989 (6/1989)

Age of Majority Act 1985 2/1985)

Family Law Act 1981 (22/1981)

Courts Act 1981 (11/1981)

Family Home Protection Act 1976 (27/1976)

Succession Act 1965 (27/1965)

Companies Act 1963 (33/1963)

All Acts up to and including Marriage Act 2015 (35/2015), enacted 29 October 2015, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

None.

All statutory instruments up to and including Marriage Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 504 of 2015), made 10 November 2015, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 5 of 1957.


MARRIED WOMEN’S STATUS ACT 1957.

REVISED

Updated to 16 November 2015


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS


Acts Referred to

Adoption Act, 1952

No. 25 of 1952

Companies Consolidation Act, 1908

8 Edw. 7 c. 69

Conveyancing Act, 1881

44 & 45 Vic. c. 41

Conveyancing Act, 1882

45 & 46 Vic. c. 39

Conveyancing Act, 1911

1 & 2 Geo 5 c. 37

Conveyancing Acts, 1881 to 1911

County Offices and Courts (Ireland) Act, 1877

40 & 41 Vic. c. 56

Excise Management Act, 1841

4 & 5 Vic. c. 20

Fines and Recoveries Act, 1834

4 & 5 Will. 4 c. 92

Industrial and Commercial Property (Protection) Act, 1927

No. 16 of 1927

Infants’ Property Act, 1830 (extended to Ireland by the Infants’ Property (Ireland) Act, 1835

11 Geo. 4 and 1 Will. 4 c. 65

Land Law ( Ireland) Act, 1881

44 & 45 Vic. c. 49

Landlord and Tenant ( Ireland) Act, 1870

33 & 34 Vic. c. 46

Larceny Act, 1916

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