Civil partnership in the United Kingdom

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    partner can seek dissolution of the partnership instead. One of the main differences which might appear significant is the fact that adultery is not a ground for dissolution. However, the fact of irrational behaviour is a ground for dissolution, and the court is likely to find sexual unfaithfulness to be unreasonable behaviour. It seems therefore that only very rarely indeed will the legal difference have this significance. In the case of Lawrence v Gallagher (2012) was the first report which dealt with finance issues about dissolution of a civil partnership. The Court of Appeal confirmed that the approach based on same principles of the division of assets on divorce can be concluded…

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    valid, (Mary Welstead, Family Law, 2013). It is illegal for anyone to get married solely for the purpose of getting, or helping someone to get, permanent residence in the United Kingdom. There are stiff fines and possible jail terms for people who are convicted of this crime. However, we would be foolish not to address the fact that many people attempt to fake a marriage to obtain a British citizenship. The UK government is right to take measures against sham or bogus marriages. According to an…

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    Equality Act was enacted on 1st of October, 2010 by the government of the UK. This Act covers over 116 different legislations for providing a comprehensive legal framework to safeguard the individual’s rights and provide equal opportunity to everyone. This single Act ensures equal employment accessibility to public and private services, without differentiating the individuals on the basis of protected characteristics such as age, gender, physical or mental disability, marriage or civil…

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    The 1960’s continued a movement which transformed the role of the women and society. This counter-culture movement sprang from the oppressive decade that was the 1950’s but also continuing the social and civil rights revolution that had been seen in the first half of the 20th century. The term ‘feminism’ was coined by the French philosopher Fourier in 1837 but took decades for this concept to develop into a movement which shaped the world we see today. Most historians categorize the Feminist…

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    The civil court handles all the cases of legal issues, right and duties between persons. ‘The criminal court determines the guilt and punishment for conduct that is outlawed by the State.’ (Black, 2008) The Civil Court is further divided into the Sherriff Court, the Court of Session and the Supreme Court of United Kingdom. The Court of Session, located in Edinburgh, is the highest civil court in the country of Scotland. It holds jurisdiction over all of Scotland and is a first instance as well…

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