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Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 19: Marriage outside Scotland: evidence of dissolution of former civil partnership

107.This section amends section 7 of the 1977 Act. The effect of the amendment is that where a person wants to marry outwith Scotland and seeks a certificate about the person’s legal capacity from the district registrar the person must provide a copy of the decree of dissolution or annulment of any civil partnership which the person has previously been in.

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