Married Womens Status Act 1957’

Joint capacity of F3[spouses of each other].


4.F3[Spouses of each other] shall—

(a) be capable of acquiring, holding and disposing of any property jointly or as tenants in common, and

(b) be capable of rendering themselves, and being rendered, jointly liable in respect of any tort, contract, debt or obligation, and

(c) be capable of suing and being sued, and

(d) be capable of exercising any joint power given to them,

in like manner as if they were not married.




Substituted (16.11.2015) by Marriage Act 2015 (35/2015), s. 17(b), S.I. No. 504 of 2015.