Divorce Reforms Letter (MoJ)

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January 2019
MWNUK letter to the Ministry of Justice in light of the divorce reforms consultation urging the Ministry of Justice to make the legislative changes that we have proposed, particularly making civil marriages compulsory before religious marriages can take place and amending the Divorce (Religious Marriages) Act 2002 so that a judge can also withhold finalising the civil divorce until a Muslim woman receives her religious divorce from the husband (as the current law only applies to Jewish women.

Our letter can be downloaded above.

The previous letter sent in 2015 to then Lord Chancellor Michael Gove MP can be downloaded here.

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