Law Commission review of UK marriage laws

November 26, 2019

The Law Commission are undertaking a two-year project to review the current marriage laws in England and Wales, to make them more relevant to today’s couples. “The current laws date from 1836 and aren’t meeting the needs of many modern couples,” says Professor Nicholas Hopkins, who released the proposed plan earlier this year. “A reformed weddings law will allow for greater choice within a simple, fair, and consistent legal structure.” 

Guides for Brides gives a breakdown of how UK marriage laws could change. Read more...

 


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