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Published by Institute of Law Research and Reform in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

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  • Alberta.

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  • Unmarried couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Alberta.

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Edition Notes

SeriesIssues paper ;, no. 2, Issues paper (Edmonton, Alta.) ;, no. 2.
ContributionsUniversity of Alberta. Institute of Law Research and Reform.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/13359 (K)
The Physical Object
Pagination282 p. ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2105299M
LC Control Number88156135
OCLC/WorldCa18990680

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  INTRODUCTION. The extension of family law beyond marriage and marital breakdown in much of Europe is beyond doubt today. There has been a massive transformation in social attitudes towards alternative family forms. 1 The formal institution of marriage had been the standard. Now this focus on marriage has significantly by: 2. Cohabitation, Marriage and the Law Cohabitation, Marriage and the Law. Paper ISBN eBook ISBN Published Year: Edition: 1 Legal rights for people who live apart together? By Simon Duncan in Sociology of Families. Cohabitation, marriage and the law: social change and legal reform in the 21st century. Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity (in-laws and other family through marriage). [1] The definition of marriage varies around the world not only between cultures and between. Alberta Institute of Law Research and Reform, Towards Reform of the Law Relating to Cohabitation Outside Marriage () Report No 53 Australian Capital Territory Attorney-General’s Department, A Proposal for Domestic Relationship Legislation in the ACT (Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, ) Discussion Paper.