What is the meaning of the words “the marriage of the testator” and “made in contemplation of the marriage” in the Marriage of the Testator?

Saskatchewan, Canada


The following excerpt is from Ratzlaff Estate, 2002 SKCA 53 (CanLII):

The section uses the words “the marriage of the testator” and “made in contemplation of the marriage”. The section therefore requires that the statement be referable to a specific marriage as opposed to marriage in general. See In re Sedgwick Estate;[37] Owers v. Hayes;[38] Re Pluto.[39]

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