Right to Marry in UK Law

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Legislation
  • Gender Recognition Act 2004
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2004
    ...... (3) This section does not prejudice the right of a person to. follow the property, or any property representing it, into ... register entry already exists for the person) and will be able to marry someone of the opposite gender to his or her acquired gender. . 5. Under ......
  • The Turks and Caicos Islands Constitution Order 2011
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2011
    ......1 . FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OF THE INDIVIDUAL PART I . FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS ...SCH-2.10 . . 10. Protection of right to marry and found a family . (1) Every unmarried man and woman of marriageable ......
  • Human Rights Act 1998
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1998
    ......Article 12 . Right to marry . Right to marry. . Men and women of marriageable age have the right to marry and to found a family, according to the national laws governing the ......
  • Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014
    • Scotland
    • 1 de Enero de 2014
    ...... . (2) In section 3 (notice of intention to marry)-. . . (a) in subsection (1)-. . (i) for paragraph (b) substitute-. . ... under section 103(3) or (4) of the 2004 Act (regulation by court of rights of occupancy of family home) is in force at the time the qualifying civil ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Adoption, Homosexuality and the European Convention on Human Rights: Gas and Dubois v France
    • Núm. 75-6, Noviembre 2012
    • The Modern Law Review
    On 15 March 2012 the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) issued its first judgment addressing the differential treatment of same‐sex and opposite‐sex couples in respect of the adoption of a ...
    ......1 The Court held that excluding same-sex couples in civil partnerships, who have no legal right to marry,from adoption provisions available to married opposite-sex couples does not violate rights guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights (the ......
  • Anti-Trafficking (ILL-)Efforts
    • Núm. 25-4, Agosto 2016
    • Social & Legal Studies
    Global imaginations on human trafficking have been captured by a robust mythology that constructs the consenting Third World sex worker as simply a victim of trafficking for sexual exploitation. Th...
    ...... of abuse against sex workers and has denied Cambodian women their right to marry foreign men. Despite evidence indicating the diversity of the sex ......
  • The Right to a Privilege? Homonormativity and the Recognition of Same-Sex Couples in Europe
    • Núm. 23-2, Junio 2014
    • Social & Legal Studies
    The Council of Europe (CoE) and its judicial body, the European Court of Human Rights, are at the forefront of the debate for the redefinition of the notion of ‘family’ in relation to the inclusion...
    ......This much-anticipated development, nonetheless, begs the question of how the ‘right to marry and found a family’ might prove to be a privilege rather than a right. This article tries to shed light on the contradictions underpinning the ......
  • Assaulting our rights: how domestic violence laws curtail our fundamental freedoms
    • Núm. 2-3, Julio 2010
    • Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research
    • 57-60
    The Violence Against Women Act was enacted in the United States in 1994. Fifteen years later, it has become apparent that the law has given rise to numerous violations of fundamental civil rights. ...
    ......These rights include freedom of speech, protection from governmental intrusion, due process, freedom to marry and the right to privacy in family matters, right to parent one’s own children, right to bear arms, right to be secure in their persons ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • The Inequality Of Civil Partnerships
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... than have a traditional wedding and that, although they do want to marry one day, it is not what they want now. Whilst the Isle of Man is a Crown ... The right to enter into opposite-sex civil partnerships has been a hot topic since ......
  • Is That Wise? Mental Capacity And Marriage
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... The legal question was how to determine if someone has capacity to marry. In particular does the test require one to be able to understand the ...? For example, living together to the exclusion of others and the 'right to enjoy each other's society, comfort and assistance'. The Sheffield ......
  • Marry For Love Or Taxes?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......The logic here is that HMRC accept that it is right and proper that your spouse receive the maximum amount of your estate so he/she can look after herself during her lifetime. HMRC are not being so ......
  • What Does The Court Of Protection Have To Do With My Wedding?
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... there is a dispute about whether a person has the mental capacity to marry, the Court of Protection will make a decision.  That is what happened in ... the sharing of a common home and a common domestic life and the right to enjoy each other's society, comfort and assistance.". The Judge in ......
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