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Marriage (Wales) Act 2010

Marriage (Wales) Act 2010
Long title An Act to enable persons to be married in a place of worship in a parish in the Church in Wales with which they have a qualifying connection; and for connected purposes.
Chapter 2010 c.6
Introduced by Alun Michael
Territorial extent England and Wales
Dates
Royal Assent 18 March 2010
Commencement 18 March 2010
Status: Current legislation
Text of statute as originally enacted
Text of the Marriage (Wales) Act 2010 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from the UK Statute Law Database

The Marriage (Wales) Act 2010 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom. Introduced as a private member’s Bill by Alun Michael MP, it received royal assent on 18 March 2010. It provides the Welsh counterpart to the Church of England Marriage Measure 2008 No. 1.

Prior to the Act, when two people wished to get married in Wales ordinarily at least one of them would have to live in the parish where they would get married. The Act allows couples to use residency of parents or grandparents or regular attendance in the specific Church as a valid condition to be married in that parish.[1]

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