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Divorce Act, 1979

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To amend the law relating to divorce and to provide for incidental matters.


Last update: July 2007

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The Act has been amended by the Divorce Amendment Act, No. 95 of 1996.


The Act has been amended by the Judicial Matters Second Amendment Act, No. 55 of 2004 (GG No. 26206 dated 31 March 2004)


The Divorce Act, 1979 was published in Government Gazette 6506 Notice No. 1291, and dated 15 June 1979. This Act came into operation on 1 July 1979.