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Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction)(Scotland) Act 2011

Section 15: Action of declarator of nullity in sheriff court: jurisdiction

28.This section amends section 8 of the Domicile and Matrimonial Proceedings Act 1973 to set out the jurisdiction of the sheriff courts in relation to declarators of nullity of marriage.

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