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ANNULMENT OF A MARRIAGE

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Definition:
The annulment of a marriage is the invalidation or voiding of a legal marriage by a competent authority, according to the laws of the country, thus conferring on the parties the status of never having been married to each other.

Source Publication:
Handbook of Vital Statistics Systems and Methods, Volume 1: Legal, Organisational and Technical Aspects, United Nations Studies in Methods, Glossary, Series F, No. 35, United Nations, New York 1991.

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics - Demographic indicators

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, January 04, 2006