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     § 2105.  Spouse's rights.
        (a)  Widow.--The share of the estate to which a widow is
     entitled under this title shall be in lieu and full satisfaction
     of her dower at common law.
        (b)  Surviving husband.--The share of the estate to which a
     surviving husband is entitled under this title shall be in lieu
     and full satisfaction of his curtesy at common law.
     (Apr. 18, 1978, P.L.42, No.23, eff. 60 days)

        1978 Amendment.  Section 9 of Act 23 provided that Act 23
     shall apply only to decedents dying after the effective date of
     Act 23.
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