A court in eastern China has ruled that clashing couples must “cool off” for three months before they can legally call time on their marriage. Photo: Imaginechina/Corbis A court in eastern China has ruled that clashing couples must “cool off” for three months before they can legally call time on their marriage. Photo: Imaginechina/Corbis
A court in eastern China has ruled that clashing couples must “cool off” for three months before they can legally call time on their marriage. Photo: Imaginechina/Corbis
China Society

Chinese court introduces cooling-off period for would-be divorcees

Couples contemplating a permanent split now required to take three months to think it over

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A court in eastern China has ruled that clashing couples must “cool off” for three months before they can legally call time on their marriage. Photo: Imaginechina/Corbis A court in eastern China has ruled that clashing couples must “cool off” for three months before they can legally call time on their marriage. Photo: Imaginechina/Corbis
A court in eastern China has ruled that clashing couples must “cool off” for three months before they can legally call time on their marriage. Photo: Imaginechina/Corbis
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