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Tuesday, 17 November 1959

Clause 5 -

5.   - (1.) In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears - " Australia " includes Norfolk Island; " crime " means an offence punishable by imprisonment; " decree " means decree, judgment or order, and includes a decree nisi and an order dismissing a petition or application; " Matrimonial cause " means -

(a)   proceedings for a decree of -

(i)   dissolution of marriage;

(ii)   nullity of marriage;

(iii)   judicial separation;

(iv)   restitution of conjugal rights; or

(v)   jactitation of marriage;

(b)   proceedings for a declaration of the validity of a decree of dissolution or nullity of marriage or of judicial separation, or for a declaration of the continued operation of a decree of judicial separation, or for an order discharging a decree of judicial separation;

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