City of Edinburgh Council v S. Forced Marriage in Scotland: the legal response

Carruthers, J. M. (2016) City of Edinburgh Council v S. Forced Marriage in Scotland: the legal response. Edinburgh Law Review, 20(1), pp. 86-94. (doi:10.3366/elr.2016.0326)

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Abstract

Scots choice of law rules regarding annulment of marriage rest partly on common law and partly on the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006. Common law principle, echoed in the 2006 Act, provides that a forum must analyse the alleged marriage defect, and classify it as pertaining to essentials or form.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:No
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Carruthers, Professor Janeen
Authors: Carruthers, J. M.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Law
Journal Name:Edinburgh Law Review
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press
ISSN:1364-9809
ISSN (Online):1755-1692
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 Edinburgh University Press
First Published:First published in Edinburgh Law Review 20(1):86-94
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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