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MARRIAGE ACT 1961 - SECT 111A

Abolition of action for breach of promise

             (1)  A person is not entitled to recover damages from another person by reason only of the fact that that other person has failed to perform a promise, undertaking or engagement to marry the first-mentioned person.

             (2)  This section does not affect an action for the recovery of any gifts given in contemplation of marriage which could have been brought if this section had not been enacted.



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