Month: March 2023

Legal age of Marriage in England and Wales rises to 18

On 27 February 2023, the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022, enters into force. This means that 16 and 17 year olds will no longer be allowed to marry or enter a Civil Partnership, even if they have parental consent. The change in law means that vulnerable children will be better protected from… Read more »