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Register our Marriage campaigns for equality for unregistered faith marriages

In an article on the Law Society's website, Siddique Patel, a solicitor at Shoosmiths specialising in Islamic family law, discusses the Register our Marriage campaign for equality for faith marriages.

The campaign focuses on changing legislation, in particular, an update to the Marriage Act 1949. The Act provides that only three faiths have to register their marriages:

The ultimate objective of the Register our Marriage Campaign is to ensure that all religious marriages are legally registered to protect the family unit. The campaign has two aims:

For the article, click here.