Membertou passes Family Homes Law on matrimonial property issues – CBC

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Membertou passes Family Homes Law on matrimonial property issues – CBC

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 2016224 Views

May 02, 2016

Band developed legislation to focus on children during three-year process

Membertou First Nation in Nova Scotia made history over the weekend by passing a new family homes law — the first law created and passed by the community.

“We are very pleased,” said Chief Terry Paul. “This law is the first one that was created by us — for us.”

The Membertou Family Homes Law was developed over three years by the band following consultation with the community. It determines how the interests of an individually-owned home in the community get divided in cases of divorce, separation or death.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/voting-membertou-law-legislation-family-home-property-matrimonial-rights-1.3561948

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