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Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013

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10Extra-territorial matters

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(1)A marriage under—

(a)the law of any part of the United Kingdom (other than England and Wales), or

(b)the law of any country or territory outside the United Kingdom,

is not prevented from being recognised under the law of England and Wales only because it is the marriage of a same sex couple.

(2)For the purposes of this section it is irrelevant whether the law of a particular part of the United Kingdom, or a particular country or territory outside the United Kingdom—

(a)already provides for marriage of same sex couples at the time when this section comes into force, or

(b)provides for marriage of same sex couples from a later time.

(3)Schedule 2 (extra-territorial matters) has effect.

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