Married Women's Status Act, 1957

Joint capacity of husband and wife.

4.—A husband and wife shall—

(a) be capable of acquiring, holding and disposing of any property jointly or as tenants in common, and

(b) be capable of rendering themselves, and being rendered, jointly liable in respect of any tort, contract, debt or obligation, and

(c) be capable of suing and being sued, and

(d) be capable of exercising any joint power given to them,

in like manner as if they were not married.