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The Sham Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland and Northern Ireland) (Administrative) Regulations 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Retention and copying of evidence

  3. PART 2 Notices

    1. 4.Notices given by the Secretary of State to a party

    2. 5.Notices given by the Secretary of State to registrars and district registrars

    3. 6.Presumptions about receipt of notice

  4. PART 3 Evidence

    1. 7.Photographs

    2. 8.Particular immigration status

    3. 9.Relevant visa

    4. 10.Usual address

  5. PART 4 Change of address

    1. 11.Requirement to notify the Secretary of State of a change of address

    2. 12.Evidence of changed address

    3. 13.Rejection of evidence of changed address

  6. PART 5 Referrals

    1. 14.Application of Part

    2. 15.Timing of referral

    3. 16.Manner of referral

    4. 17.Information to be sent with referral by a district registrar (Scotland)

    5. 18.Information to be sent with referral by a registrar (Northern Ireland)

  7. PART 6 Prescribed information about a referral

    1. 19.Interpretation

    2. 20.Purposes for which information is prescribed

    3. 21.Effects of the referral

    4. 22.Requirement to notify the Secretary of State of a change of address

    5. 23.Provision of numbers and addresses

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Evidence of particular immigration status

      1. 1.Permanent residence

      2. 2.Exempt from immigration control

      3. 3.Settled

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Evidence of usual address

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Evidence

      3. 3.The evidence mentioned in sub-paragraphs (a) to (f) of paragraph...

      4. 4.The utility bill mentioned in paragraph 2(a) must be dated...

      5. 5.The bank or building society statement or passbook mentioned in...

      6. 6.The council tax bill mentioned in paragraph 2(c) or the...

      7. 7.The mortgage statement mentioned in paragraph 2(f) must be dated...

      8. 8.The letter mentioned in paragraph 2(h) must be dated no...

      9. 9.(1) Where it is not practicable to provide the original...

  9. Explanatory Note

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