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CNA: No-fault divorce may benefit couples and children with safeguards in place, say experts

23 May. 2021

SINGAPORE: There may be more benefits to allowing no-fault divorces despite some concerns that it could encourage couples to split up instead of working to save their marriage, said sociologists and counsellors.

A no-fault divorce option does not require couples to prove a fault-based fact such as adultery, or show that they have separated for at least three years.

It is among the proposals laid out by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) as it seeks views from the public on measures to better support divorcing couples and their children.


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