of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:
1 Paragraph 3(1)(a) of the Marital Property Act, chapter M-1.1 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 1980, is repealed and the following is substituted:
(a) a judgment granting a divorce is rendered,
The existing provision is as follows:
(a) a decree nisi of divorce is pronounced, ...
each spouse, upon application to the Court, is entitled to have the marital property divided in equal shares.