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difference between scottish and english marriage

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04 Nov 07 #5844 by jus2soni4u
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i just wanted to know if you been marrried in scotland and want to get married in england to some one else, is that a crime? Some one has told me they are 2 different states and have a different law system and nothing can happen to you.

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04 Nov 07 #5864 by sexysadie
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I think that you have almost certainly been misinformed.

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04 Nov 07 #5872 by zayka
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I have been married in Scotland and I am getting divorced in England now. Before take my case the solicitor asked me how long I lived in England I lived 1 year and it was enough to start divorce in England

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05 Nov 07 #5886 by TMax
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UK is UK some laws are differnt in Scotland ie you cant marry your cousin but in England you can but only registary office. we have to assume you are already divorced if not then youl be in jankers before you know it :-)

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05 Nov 07 #5889 by Fiona
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:)I think someone's kidding you on, marriages conducted in one part of the UK are valid in other parts. In fact legal marriages from many other countries are recognised too. Marriage must be between two otherwise unmarried people.

Just to clarify, England and Scotland are different countries, each with their own legal system and both forming part of the state of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland. The Act of Union 1707 guarantees the continued existence of a separate legal system for Scotland.

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