What is the test for giving consideration to the wife in the context of marriage law?

Alberta, Canada


The following excerpt is from Brown v. Brown, 2003 ABQB 370 (CanLII):

First, the law requires that the Plaintiffs give consideration, not that they give consideration to the wife: Bank of Montreal v. Danial, (1983) 46 A.R. 64 (M).

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