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Custody of Infants Act 1875 (1875 - 1899)

  • Custody of Infants Act 1875

    Custody of Infants Act 1875, courtesy of NSW legislation.
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From
1875
To
1899
Categories
Principal Act
Alternative Names
  • An Act to amend the law as to the Custody of Infants (Long title)
Website
http://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/sessionalview/sessional/act/1875-23a.pdf

The Custody of Infants Act 1875 [23/1875 (39 Vic. No.16)] dealt with the ways Courts had to treat separation and custody arrangements between parents. It provided that the 'next friend' of a mother could petition the Supreme Court to allow a mother to have access or custody of her children. This Act was repealed by the Infant's Custody and Settlements Act 1899.

Timeline

 1854 - 1875 Infants' Custody Act 1854
       1875 - 1899 Custody of Infants Act 1875
             1899 - Infants' Custody and Settlements Act

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Custody of Infants Act 1875
Title
Custody of Infants Act 1875
Type
Document
Date
1875
Source
NSW legislation

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Prepared by: Liam Hogan