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FACILITIES FOR DIVORCE.

CRITICISED BY THE SYNOD. A PERN'tOrors PRINCIPLE.

(Sy Telearapii l'ress Association.) I'HRISTCUI'RCH. Monday. The Anglic.in Synod to-nijrht passed a resolution deploring lhe increased facilities for clivnrci' allonlcil by the Divorce Act, 1020. Htri wi-lruming the statement of the Prinu 1 Minister that New Zealand has gone t"" far. and i hat the Act must be amende.!. Xhe foll"winc resolution was also carried: "That section 4 of the IMvorce Act of 10211. in allowing a decree of divorce to I'C pronounced against a person entirely innocent of any matrimonial offence in favour of one who has been guilty of Mich an offence, and in effect because of such guilt, introduces into the law a principle so pernicious and so grossly unjiwt iifl to render imperative its instant repeal."

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FACILITIES FOR DIVORCE. Auckland Star, Volume LII, Issue 254, 25 October 1921

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