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Name: Deserted Wives and Children Act 1951 (No. 5 of 1952).
Country: Papua New Guinea
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1952-07-07
Entry into force:
ISN: PNG-1952-L-88005
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII) PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-10-07)
Abstract/Citation: 1. Interpretation.
2. Power of Court to issue summons or warrant.
3. Hearing and order.
4. Security.
5. Attachment of annuities.
6. Seizure of defendant's goods.
7. Further orders.
8. Disobedience of order.
9. Warrants.
10. Proceeding in divorce, etc.
11. Variation of order.
12. Appeal.
13. One complaint only necessary.
14. Welfare of child.
15. Application for protection order.
16. Rescission of order.
17. Spouse as witness.
18. Power to compel defendant to give evidence.
19. Proof of marriage.
20. Constructive desertion.
21. Evidence of desertion.
22. Desertion of child.
23. Desertion of wife.
24. Saving of liability under the underlying law.
25. Costs.
26. Application of District Courts Act.
27. Service of summons.

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