Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    An English statute enabling an infant to enter with court sanction into a valid marriage settlement. See St. 18 & 19 Viet., c. 43.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The statute 18 & 19 Viet. c. 43. By virtue of this act every infant, (if a male, of twenty, or, if a female, of seventeen, years,—section 4,) upon or in contemplation of marriage, may, with the sanction of the chancery division of the high court, make a valid settlement or contract for a settlement of property. Wharton.