A sunset arrangement can be inserted into a marriage agreement stipulating that the contract expires after a specified period. In Maine, it automatically expires after the birth of a child, provided the parties do not renew the contract if the parties do not renew the agreement.  In other countries, a number of years of marriage will result in the expiration of a marriage. In countries that have adopted the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act (UPAA), there is no sunset provision in the law, but one could be under private contract. Note that the states have different versions of the UPAA. The family code provides that marriage is automatically subject to an absolute co-ownership scheme. However, this scheme is subject to the terms of a valid marriage contract. In the past, in England and Wales, marital agreements had not been considered legally applicable in England and Wales for public policy reasons. These agreements can be covered by the Indian Contract Act 1872. Section 10 of the Indian Contracts Act states that agreements must be considered contracts when they are concluded by the free consent of the parties.  Section 23 of the same statute states that a contract may be non-sour if it is immoral or contrary to public policy.
 In most Arab and Islamic countries, there is a marriage contract traditionally known as aqd qeran, aqd nikkah or aqd zawaj, long established as an integral part of an Islamic marriage and signed at the wedding. In Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Jordan and Lebanon, this treaty is widely known as Katb el-Kitab. The treaty is similar to Ketubah in Judaism and describes the rights and duties of the groom and bride or other parties involved in the marital proceedings. However, this is something other than a marital agreement, as it does not specify how assets should be split or inherited in the event of a divorce or the death of a spouse.  The laws differ between the two states and the countries, both in terms of the content they may contain and the conditions and circumstances, conditions and circumstances under which a conjugal agreement may be declared unenforceable, such as. For example, an agreement signed in cases of fraud, coercion or adequate disclosure of assets. Marriage contracts in Canada are subject to provincial legislation. Every province and territory in Canada recognizes marital agreements. For example, in Ontario, marital agreements are called marriage contracts and are recognized by Section 52 of the Family Law Act.  In 2015, the United States.