Sapinda relationships under Section 3(f), HMA:
(i) The Sapinda relationship with respect to any person extends to the third (inclusive) generation in the line of descent through the mother, and the fifth (inclusive) generation in the line of descent through the father, the line being traced upwards in each case from the person concerned, who is to be counted as the first generation;
(ii) Two people are Sapindas of each other if one of them is a lineal descendant of the other within the boundaries of Sapinda relationship, or if they share a common lineal ascendant who is within the limits of Sapinda relationship with each of them.
Other degrees of prohibited relationships under Section 3(g), HMA:
Two people are said to be in a prohibited relationship if they are:
(i) if one is the other’s lineal ascendant; or
(ii) if one was married to a descendant or lineal ascendant of the other; or
(iii) if one was the wife of the other’s brother, or of the other’s father’s or mother’s brother, or of the other’s grandfather’s or grandmother’s brother; or
(iv) if the two are brothers or sisters, uncles, and nieces, aunts and nephews, or siblings or children of two brothers or sisters.