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The Immigration Bill and sham marriages

14 February 2014

In an article for The Law Society Gazette, Samar Shams discusses the new measures on sham marriages and civil partnerships arising from the new Immigration Bill.

In an article for The Law Society Gazette, Samar Shams discusses the new measures on sham marriages and civil partnerships arising from the new Immigration Bill.

Measures on sham marriages are of supreme interest for a number of reasons: civil liberties, religious beliefs and the reasonable power of government. In this instance they are perhaps even more interesting, as the new bill attempts to replace previous regulations found in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).

You can read Samar's thoughts in full on The Law Society Gazette website here.

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