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Marriage-contracts. Contracts.

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: Scots Law. A contract entered into ante or post-nuptially between persons about to be or actually married, for the purpose of regulating the rights in property of themsleves and their children. Sometimes called a marriage settlement, the English expression. Source: Dewer, A. 'Student's glossary of Scottish legal terms.' (Edinburgh: W Green and Son Ltd, 1946).

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