Article

Nikah-only marriage: a Scottish remedy?

Citation

Sutherland EE (2020) Nikah-only marriage: a Scottish remedy?. Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, 65 (3). https://www.lawscot.org.uk/members/journal/issues/vol-65-issue-03/nikah-only-marriage-a-scottish-remedy/

Abstract
The Court of Appeal found a Nikah-only marriage to be a “non-marriage” under English law, leaving it powerless to grant economic redress on its breakdown. Could a Scottish court provide a remedy?

Keywords
marriage; marriage by cohabitation with habit and repute; cohabitation; nullity; void; remedy

Journal
Journal of the Law Society of Scotland: Volume 65, Issue 3

StatusPublished
Publication date11/03/2020
Publication date online11/03/2020
Date accepted by journal24/02/2020
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/30826
Publisher URLhttps://www.lawscot.org.uk/…scottish-remedy/
ISSN0458-8711