The Matrimonial Property Act: Tentative Proposals for Reform

The Matrimonial Property Act, though a significant improvement over foregoing legislation, retains some flaws. The Commission recommends that the Act be amended to correct these flaws and to better reflect current ideas of marriage as a partnership.

Equality of Status of Married Persons Act: Tentative Proposals

There are still examples of discrimination on the basis of marital status within Saskatchewan statutes. Married women are presumed dependent on their husbands in many provincial laws enacted in the early 1900s. Reform is needed to abolish this assumption.