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Tasmania - Legislation

The Infants' Relief Act 1875 (1875 - 1988)

Principal Act

The Infants Relief Act also known by the full title 'An Act to amend the Law as to the Contracts of Infants' (Act no.39 Vict. No.4) rendered contracts for money, goods or any accounts owed or lent signed by infants invalid. This act was repealed by Minors Contracts Act 1988 (Act No.26) on 29 September 1988.

Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Tasmanian Legislation', 20 January 2014, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Elizabeth Daniels