Declarations of marital status: A valid exception

Nicola Caffery explains the basis on which the court in MM v NA was able to recognise a marriage which took place in a non-sovereign state

Cases Referenced

  • Carl Zeiss Stiftung v Rayner & Keeler Ltd (No 2) [1967] 1 AC 853
  • Chen Li Hung v Ting Lei Miao [2000] 3 HKCFAR 9
  • Emin v Yeldag (A-G and the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs intervening) [2002] 1 FLR 956
  • Government of the Republic of Spain v SS ‘Arantzazu Mendi’ (The Arantzazu Mendi) [1939] AC 256
  • GUR Corp v Trust Bank of Africa Ltd (Government of the Republic of Ciskei
  • Hesperides Hotels Ltd v Aegean Turkish Holidays Ltd [1978] 1 QB 205
  • Loizidou v Turkey [1997] 23 EHRR 513
  • MM v NA [2020] EWHC 93 (Fam)
  • Stella Madzimbamuto v Desmond William Lardner-Burke & Frederick Philip George [1969] 1 AC 645
  • third party) [1986] 3 All ER 449