The Deserted Wives and Children Maintenance Amendment Act 1907, with the full title "An Act to further amend 'The Deserted Wives and Children Maintenance Act 1873'"(Act no.7 Edw. VII No.22) provides guidelines on the expenses of bringing a defendant to face court over the abandonment of a wife and or children. This amendment was repealed in January 1920 by The Maintenance Act 1919 (Act no.10 Geo. V No.62).
Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Tasmanian Legislation', 20 January 2014, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Elizabeth Daniels
Created: 17 December 2014, Last modified: 26 May 2015