Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

UK: Bill Aims to Modernize Marriage Registration For The First Time Since 1837

From BBC News:

The Home Office said it will support a private member's bill, which aims to modernise marriage registration for the first time since 1837.

If passed, it would allow the names of both parents of the couple to be included on marriage certificates - instead of just those of their fathers.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd says the move will modernise an outdated system.

Read more here.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2018/02/uk-bill-aims-to-modernize-marriage-registration-for-the-first-time-since-1837.html

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