Day: 20 March 2023

Minimum marriage age raised to protect under 18s

27 February 2023 was a historic day in the safeguarding of children and young people, as a new law came into force in England and Wales, having received royal assent last April. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022 has raised the minimum age someone can legally marry to 18. It has long […]

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