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Section 56 - Limitations on Separation Agreements
Ontario Family Law Act
[These subsections allow a person to set aside a separation agreement or minutes of settlement on the ground that removing a barrier to remarriage was a consideration in reaching the settlement or agreement.]
(5) The court may, on application, set aside all or part of a separation agreement or settlement, if the court is satisfied that the removal by one spouse of barriers that would prevent the other spouse's remarriage within the spouse's faith was a consideration in the making of the agreement or setttlement.
(6) Subsection (5) also applies to consent orders, releases, notices of discontinuance and abandonment and other written or oral arrangements.
(7) Subsections (4), (5) and (6) apply despite any agreement to the contrary.
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