What kind of Clauses may not be included in an Antenuptial Contract?
Clauses that are regarded as contra bonis mores and which may not be included in the antenuptial contract
- An undertaking by a spouse to adopt or convert to the religion/faith of the other Spouse.
- A clause stating that marital disputes will be referred to arbitration.
- A clause recreating or retaining the husband’s marital power.
- A clause stating that the parties will not live together after their marriage.
- A clause permitting the parties to commit adultery.
- A clause stating that the wife shall stop working and become a housewife on a permanent basis from the birth of their first child.
- A clause stating that the one spouse shall not have the power to bind the other spouse for household necessaries.
- A clause stating that neither spouse shall have the right to ask an order of forfeiture to share in the accrual of the other’s estate on divorce.