Couple sign eight-year contract

(China Daily)
Updated: 2006-12-06 10:07
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A couple have signed an unusual contract at a registry office in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone.

Qing, 30, a freelance magazine writer, required her fianc, an architect, to sign a contract agreeing to divorce in eight years before they registered for a marriage certificate on Monday.

The contract stipulated that the couple would return to the registry office for the divorce in eight years' time.

Qing said she did not want to be tied down by the marriage.

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