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Whosoever being married goes through the form or ceremony of marriage with any other person during the life of her or his husband or wife, shall be guilty of an indictable offence, and shall be liable to level 6 imprisonment (5 years maximum). Nothing in this section contained shall extend to any person going through the form or ceremony of marriage as aforesaid whose husband or wife has been continually absent from such person for the space of seven years then last past and has not been known by such person to be living within that time; or shall extend to any person who at the time of her or his going through such form or ceremony of marriage has been divorced from the bond of the marriage; or to any person whose marriage at such time has been declared void by the sentence of any court of competent jurisdiction.

(11) Attempts to procure abortion

No. 6103 s. 65.

S. 65 amended by Nos 9576 s. 11(1), 49/1991 s. 119(1)
(Sch. 2 item 33), 48/1997
s. 60(1)(Sch. 1 item 42), substituted by No. 58/2008 s. 11.

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