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The Big Islamic Nikah Myth

Date:9 JUL 2014
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Most people know that for a marriage to be valid in the UK a civil Registry marriage has to be performed. This is done according to the Marriage act 1949 and for same-sex couples in the UK the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013.

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The effect of this is that it gives the married couple rights which a non-married couple generally do not have. Furthermore upon divorce both parties are entitled to financial provision and they can make applications to the court for remedies including maintenance for themselves and their children periodical payments sale of property etc.

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