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The Status of Religious Weddings in English Law - Wilson, G TOP

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This short piece outlines the problems faced by immigrants to the UK when marrying, usually occurring when they are unsure of the formalities required by English law and marry solely using religious rites. Wilson draws on Gereis v Yagoub [1997] 1 FLR 854 and Chief Adjudication Officer v Bath [2000] 1 FLR 8 to illustrate possible problems and solutions. 30 (2000) Fam.Law 437