Unmarried Partners in UK Law

  • We are Family? Same-Sex Partners and EU Migration Law
    • Nbr. 9-4, December 2002
    • Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law
    ...... applications for asylum 6 defines ‘family member’ as not other than ‘the spouse of the applicant for asylum or his or her unmarried child who is a m inor of under eighteen years, or his or her father or mother where the applicant for asylum is himself or herself an unmarried ......
  • Free Movement of Same-Sex Partners
    • Nbr. 3-3, September 1996
    • Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law
    ...... 'married' (in national immigration rules 'married' partners can normally qualify for a residence permit far more easily than unmarried partners); 6 b. 'cohabitee' (living together can, for example according to paragraph 81/3.2 of the Dutch immigration rules, be a ground ......
  • Recognising New Kinds of Direct Sex Discrimination: Transsexualism, Sexual Orientation and Dress Codes
    • Nbr. 60-3, May 1997
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... as to the jobs, physical sex characteristics, relationship partners and dress that are appropriate for a person of a given chromosomal sex. I ... the same chromosomal sex as the employee) that they grant to the unmarried opposite-sex partners of non-transsexual employees? The armed forces and ......
  • Conspiracy: Marital Exemption and Polygamy
    • Nbr. 80-4, August 2016
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ......80 Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, Civil Partnership Act 2004 Dr Yilkyes Bala, a Nigerian, married Mrs Rosemary Bala in 1985 in ... is beyond credible to suggest that Parliament considered whether unmarried partners should be included in the provisions at s. 2(2) Criminal Law Act ......
  • EU Family Policies between Domestic ‘Good Old Values' and Fundamental Rights: The Case of Same-Sex Families
    • Nbr. 15-4, December 2008
    • Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law
    Recent European Union action has shown a clear impact on various areas that touch upon family matters and family law, such as free movement, immigration, and asylum on the one hand, and divorce, pa...
    ...... parents or even single parents outside marriage, and same-sex partners can marry and a dopt children in some countries. is articl e, ... the lively pictu re at the national level, at the EU level unmarried partners and same-sex couples run the risk of rema ining caug ht ......
  • (R)evolution in Family Law Relationships
    • Nbr. 7-1, March 2000
    • Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law
    ......, is the statement by Lord Nicholls: 'To include same sex partners is to do no more than apply to them the same rationale as that ..., at the federal level, 'common law partners' along with unmarried different-sex partners, who until now have been spouses. But in ......
  • Child marriage and family reunification
    • Nbr. 35-2, June 2017
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    The Dutch Forced Marriage Prevention Act aims to prevent family reunification of so-called child brides with their husbands in the territory of the Netherlands by no longer recognizing child marria...
    ...... applications will only acknowledge marriages if both partners are above the Dutch age of consent. Likewise excluded from family ation are (unmarried) partners below the 18 years of age. 10 As a result, child brides are not ......
  • WITHDRAWN—Administrative Duplicate Publication: Child marriage and family reunification: an analysis under the European Convention on Human Rights and Dutch Forced Marriage Prevention Act
    • Nbr. 38-1, March 2020
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    ...... applications will only acknowledge marriages if both partners are above the Dutch age of consent. Likewise excluded from family ation are (unmarried) partners below the 18 years of age. 10 As a result, child brides are not ......
  • Comparative Family Law and the Political Process: Regulation of Sexual Morality in Finland
    • Nbr. 26-2, June 1999
    • Journal of Law and Society
    This article demonstrates a basis for comparative analysis of family laws. It illustrates the extent to which political constraints influence the development of legal policy and reception of foreig...
    ...... the form of a case study and examines Finnish law relating to unmarried parenthood, informal cohabitation, and same-sex partner- ships. ... marriage, unmarried heterosexual cohabitation and same-sex partnerships and considers the reception in Finnish family law of Swedish legal ......
  • Cohabitation’s boundaries and the confines of tradition
    • Nbr. 25-5, October 2016
    • Social & Legal Studies
    In contrast with prescriptions for law reform for unmarried cohabitants, this article studies legislative inertia on the subject. It compares France and the Canadian province of Quebec, drawing on ...
    ...... Abstract In contrast with prescriptions for law reform for unmarried cohabitants, this article studies legislative inertia on the subject. It ... to conjugal rights and obligations, runs the mantra; unmarried partners have not. Whatever one thinks of freedom of choice as a matter of ......
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