Black, Re, (1977) 20 N.B.R.(2d) 533 (PC)

JudgeMacLauchlan, J.
CourtProvincial Court of New Brunswick (Canada)
Case DateNovember 10, 1977
JurisdictionNew Brunswick
Citations(1977), 20 N.B.R.(2d) 533 (PC)

Black, Re (1977), 20 N.B.R.(2d) 533 (PC);

    20 R.N.-B.(2e) 533; 34 A.P.R. 533

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Re Black

Indexed As: Black, Re

Répertorié: Black, Re

New Brunswick Provincial Court

MacLauchlan, J.

November 10, 1977.



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Family Law - Topic 2244

Maintenance of wives and children - Jurisdiction of Provincial Court following divorce proceedings in Supreme Court - A divorced wife applied for enforcement of a Family Court maintenance order made previously to her divorce decree - No maintenance was granted to the wife in the divorce decree - The New Brunswick Provincial Court held that the divorce decree superseded the Family Court maintenance order, rendering it unenforceable (See also Toole v. Toole, 14 N.S.R.(2d) 537; 11 A.P.R. 537).

Cases Noticed:

Bragg v. Bragg, [1925] P. 20, not folld. [para. 10].

Elwell v. Elwell (1974), 15 R.F.L. 61 (Ont. Prov. Ct.), 65, folld. [para. 12].

Nykoluk v. Nykoluk, [1977] 3 W.W.R. 473, folld. [para. 16].

Statutes Noticed:

Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act, R.S.N.B. 1973, c. R-4 [para. 5].


Robert Carfra, for the Crown;

F.E. Atkinson, Q.C., for the respondent.

This case was heard at Woodstock, N.B., before MacLAUCHLAN, J., of the New Brunswick Provincial Court.

On November 10, 1977, MacLAUCHLAN, J., delivered the following judgment.

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